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Library Science

Guide to library science collections at the University of Chicago

Book Reviews

Library Catalogs

Selected Ebook Collections

Find Books by Call Number

Most books in the University of Chicago Library are shelved by the Library of Congress (LC) classification system. To browse common LC call numbers for this subject, go to:

Z - Library Science

To find recent acquisitions by call number:

  1. Go to New Acquisitions.
  2. Select a date and then select "Z - Bibliography and Library Science."

Find Books by Subject Heading

An effective way to find books on a topic in the Library Catalog is to find the subject headings used by the catalog to represent the concept you are interested in.

Selected Subject Headings Related to Library Science:
  • Academic libraries
  • Acquisitions
  • Archives
  • Bibliography
  • Books -- History
  • Cataloging
  • Censorship
  • Collection development
  • Communication in library science
  • Copyright
  • Digital libraries
  • Electronic information resources
  • Federal Depository Library Program
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Information literacy
  • Internet--social aspects
  • Librarians
  • Libraries
  • Libraries and society
  • Library materials--conservation
  • Library orientation
  • Library personnel management
  • Library science
  • Library use studies
  • Music librarianship
  • Printing -- History
  • Public services (Libraries)
  • Reference services
  • Research
  • Technical services

To search the Library Catalog by subject:

1. Select "Subject" from the Basic Search drop-down menu.

2. Enter the subject heading of your choice.

Punctuation is not needed and search is not case-sensitive.

Subject Specialist

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Rebecca Starkey
Librarian for College Instruction & Outreach, Gender Studies, Environmental Studies, and Library Science
Regenstein Library

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