Outline of Library Science
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Outline of Library Science

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to library science:

Library science - study of issues related to libraries and the information fields. This includes academic studies regarding how library resources are used and how people interact with library systems. The organization of knowledge for efficient retrieval of relevant information is also a major research goal of library science. Being interdisciplinary, it overlaps with computer science, various social sciences, statistics, and systems analysis. It is also called "library and information science", abbreviated "LIS".

Essence of library science

Branches of library science

Types of library-science professionals

History of library science

History of library science

Types of libraries

Specific libraries

Library resources

Information media

Types of publications

Catalogs and indexes

Information science

Organization of information

Electronic information storage and retrieval



Scientometrics - studies quantitative aspects of science



Information and society

Library operations and management

Library management -

Research methods

Organizing and searching Wikipedia

Selection and acquisition of library materials



Other library services and processes

Politics of library science

Legal issues


Legal precedents

Social issues

Education and training

Education for librarianship -

Academic courses in library science

Professional organizations

Notable people in library science

See also

External links


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