MIT Lab Collections & Resources
Literature for children and young adults from the Lab's Sayers Collection and Walter Collection.
Edited by IS faculty members Marcia Bates (Emerita) and Mary Niles Maack, the third edition of ELIS was released in December 2009. Licensed by the UCLA Library, the encyclopedia can be accessed from a UCLA computer or from off-campus by UCLA students, faculty, and staff - Off-campus access privileges compiled by the UCLA Library.
An overview of the Lab's collection of print journals and links to online journals covering the topic of information studies.
The survey provides reports on data collected by SLA in mid-2009, and the accompanying salary calculator is an "online interactive tool to analyze U.S. and Canadian information professionals’ salaries based on multiple characteristics. You can select a specific set of characteristics to compare yourself to other professionals."
You will need both your UCLA Logon and enrollment key to access the site. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for the enrollment key.
The printed version of the survey, with instructions for accessing the salary calculator, is available in the Lab.
The SLA Salary Survey was purchased by the UCLA Student Chapter of SLA (using funds made available by SLA Southern California).
Dialog, LexisNexis, OCLC, and other resources licensed by the IS Lab.
Information on accessing PhD dissertations, Master's theses, and Master's portfolios, written by students within the Department of Information Studies, and the department's predecessors, the Department of Library & Information Science, the Graduate School of Library & Information Science, and the School of Library Service.
A good portion of the Lab's book collection is accessible via the UCLA Library Catalog. If you do find a book related to information studies but do not find a holding for the Lab, note the book's call number and check the Lab's stacks in case the book's record is not yet in the catalog.
A selected listing of LIS resources openly available.