Sebagai pustakawan, profesional informasi, praktisi bidang perpustakaan, akademisi dan pegiat perpustakaan, suatu ketika kita akan butuh referensi terkait dengan artikel kepustakawan dan informasi. Entah itu untuk referensi kuliah, kebijakan atau sebatas mengikuti tren perkembangan bidang perpustakaan. Ya, kita harus selalu up-to-date dong tentunya sama bidang kelimuan kita agar arah perkembangan wawasan dan kebijakan bisa selaras dengan tren positif yang bergulir di dunia. Meskipun, di Indonesia kita juga harus memperhatikan tingkat kebutuhan dan persepsi lokal dalam mengembangan perpustakaan dan dunia kepustakawanan. Yap, intinya sih kayak pepatah yang sering kita dengar atau baca, think globally-act locally.
Nah, berikut beberapa link terkait bidang ilmu perpustakaan dan informasi yang bisa dijadikan referensi keilmuan kita. Semoga bermanfaat.
Against the Grain – News about libraries, publishers, book jobbers, and subscription agents.
Annual Review of Information Science and Technology – The annual publication of the American Society for Information Science. Focuses on activities and trends in the field of information science and technology. Includes links to the ASIS home page and print version purchase information.
Ariadne – Quarterly publication aimed at academic librarians in the United Kingdom. Links to back issues dating from 1996.
Biblia’s Warrior Librarian Weekly – Pokes fun at the people who use libraries and the funnier ones who work in them.
Cataloging & Classification Quarterly – Editorial information, tables of contents and abstracts.
Chinese Librarianship: an International Electronic Journal – A peer-reviewed e-journal with an international outlook focusing on the practical aspect of Chinese librarianship.
Christian Library Journal – Reviews of books, videos, cassette tapes, and CDs from a Christian point of view.
Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large – Walt Crawford’s commentary and annotated citations of selected articles on library and computer-related issues.
Computers in Libraries – Online version of the monthly magazine focusing on library oriented information technology.
Cultivate Interactive – E-journal which is funded by the European Commission to disseminate information on digital cultural heritage including projects funded by the EU’s DIGICULT programme.
D-Lib Magazine – Monthly publication about research and innovation in digital libraries.
E-JASL: The Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship -Independent, professional, refereed journal dedicated to advancing knowledge and research in the areas of academic and special librarianship.
E-LIS – Open access archive of preprints, postprints and other documents in the field of library and information science.
Ex Libris – An e-zine for librarians and information junkies.
First Monday – Peer-reviewed journal about the Internet and the Global Information Infrastructure.
IFLA Journal – Journal of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, an international organization focusing on libraries and library users. Contains tables of contents, abstracts and some full text beginning with 1993.http://www.ifla.org/en/publications/ifla-journal
Info To Go – Sample issue and information about the monthly print publication aimed at information professionals. “Dedicated to eliminating aimless surfing.”
Information Processing and Management – Bi-monthly peer reviewed print journal published by Elsevier Science.
Information Research: an international electronic journal – Presents research papers and working papers from a variety of information-related disciplines, including information science, information management, information systems, information policy and librarianship.
Information Retrieval – Subscription e-journal dedicated to theory and experimentation in information retrieval. Sample copy available.
Information Today – Product information and news for librarians.
Informing Science: International Journal of an Emerging Discipline – Information systems, library science and journalism evolve to form a new discipline. Quarterly journal available in print or online.
International Information and Library Review – Progress and research in international and comparative librarianship, documentation, and information retrieval. Published quarterly by Academic Press.
International Journal of Information Management – Aimed at “managers charged with the responsibility of designing and managing complex information systems.” From Elsevier Science
International Journal on Digital Libraries – Quarterly print journal emphasizing digital information and libraries. Register for email notification of contents.
Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship – Electronic journal from the Science and Technology Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.
Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship – Home page for Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, an electronic journal from the Science and Technology Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.
Journal of Digital Information (JODI) – Includes papers on the management, presentation and uses of information in digital environments. A peer-reviewed Web journal supported by Texas A&M University Libraries.
Journal of Electronic Publishing – Articles with archives about electronic publishing.
Journal of Information Law and Technology – Published by the Universities of Warwick and Strathclyde in the United Kingdom.
LIBRES: Library and Information Science Research Journal – International, peer reviewed, online journal devoted to new research in Library and Information Science.
LIBRI: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services – Publishes original articles on all aspects of libraries and information services.
LISNews – Blake Carver’s online Library and Information Science News Digest. Apropos articles culled from a variety of sources. Links, polls, submission guidelines and email updates.
Law Library Journal – Official journal of the American Association of Law Libraries. Includes subscription information and links to selected articles from 2000 to the present.
Libraries and Culture – A print based journal that explores the significance of libraries; their creation, organization and preservation in the context of cultural and social history.
Library Hi Tech – A quarterly, peer reviewed, scholarly journal on computing and technology for library scientists. Links to subscription information, submission guidelines and tables of contents for past issues.
Library Journal Digital – Library Journal’s online edition. Features current news about libraries and librarians. Includes job opportunities.
Library Juice – Rory Litwin’s long-running library news digest. Includes announcements, web resources, calls for papers, and news affecting the library world. Archives available; no new issues will be published.
Library Philosophy and Practice – Peer reviewed online journal specializing in applied library science research. Articles available for downloading in PDF form. Links to guidelines for submission.
Library Quarterly – Prestigious print journal of scholarly research from The University of Chicago Press. Subscription information, submission guidelines, tables of contents from 1996 to the present and general information.
Library and Information Update – Monthly magazine of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. Includes selected articles from past issues.
MC Journal: The Journal of Academic Media Librarianship – A peer-reviewed online journal for practical and scholarly information concerning academic media librarianship.
MLS: Marketing Library Services – A marketing information geared specifically towards librarians. Lists subscription information and contents of previous issues.
Marginal Librarian – E-zine features articles and opinions from the McGill Library and Information Studies Student Association. Includes links to past issues.
Mississippi Libraries – Official publication of the Mississippi Library Association. Links to full text from 2000 to the present.
New Review of Information and Library Research – Annual print review designed for information professionals pertaining to the impact of contemporary information research on information and library services. Subscription information, submission guidelines and current tables of contents.
Portal: Libraries and the Academy – Research journal covering technology, publishing, and periodicals.
Progressive Librarian – Semi annual print journal of the Progressive Librarians Guild. A forum for critical perspectives in Librarianship, featuring articles, book reviews, bibliographies, reports and documents that explore progressive perspectives on librarianship and information issues. Information on Guild membership, submission guidelines, tables of contents and the cover of the current issue.
School Library Journal Online – Online version of the print publication. Features current news about school libraries and librarians. Includes job opportunities.
Searcher: The Magazine for Database Professionals – Print based journal with 10 issues annually. Tables of contents and some full text available online along with subscription and submission information.
Simile: Studies in media and information literacy education – A peer reviewed online journal from University of Toronto Press. Features scholarly articles pertaining to bibliographic instruction and information and media literacy.
Teacher Librarian: The Journal for School Library Professionals – Offers access to selected past articles, reviews of books and software for resource centers, as well as links to online resources.
The Public-Access Computer Systems Review – Online journal about end-user computer systems in libraries from University of Houston Libraries. Full text available from 1990 to present. Includes author/ subject index and submission guidelines.
The Unabashed Librarian – A print newsletter featuring advice, reports from the field, and do-it-yourself projects. Current table of contents, submission guidelines and subscription information.
The Wired Librarian’s Newsletter – Advice on the implementation of microcomputers in libraries. In publication since 1983.
Transactions on Information Systems – The official publication of the Association for Computing Machinery. Available online or in print. Includes links to an digital library and subscription information.
World Libraries – An online international journal focusing on libraries and socio-economic development.