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Library & Information Science: Books


Below is a selection of books on Library & Information Science. Books are a good source for comprehensive information or an overview of a topic. The books included here comprises of both print and e-books. For print books, a call number is included so that you can find them in the library. 

The books are divided into several sections: introductory books, research method books, reference works, and several titles on leisure readings. These leisure readings may sometimes include fiction and non-fiction titles. A brief paragraph that describes the content and recommended use are appended on each book. 

To browse more titles, please visit our library catalogue, or ask a librarian for a recommendation. 

Almanacs and yearbooks

Collection Development

More titles can be found here.

Cataloging and Classification

Cataloguing and Classification Guides




NetLibrary is a multi-disciplinary e-book library that allows you to read the complete book online, print pages, and make annotations. Click on the title to open the e-book. My NetLibrary Picks:


Social Media and Analytics

Reference and Information Discovery


Text and Web Mining


  • Oxford Reference Online – Premium Collection [e-book] Provides over 1 million entries across 25 subject areas – everything from architecture to zoology. Offers a quick reference information together with in-depth articles by world-famous authors. Covers a wide range of additional materials such as maps, illustrations and timelines. Note: Use your NTU network account username and password to login if prompted.
  • The Chicago manual of style Call No.: Z253.U58 2003