LIS Research Areas Classification Scheme

 

Development/Principles of LIS Organization of Information

1. History of Libraries and Library Science

2. History of Information Science

3. LIS as a Discipline

4. LIS as a Profession

5. Philosophy, Values, and Ethics of LIS

6. Critical Perspectives on LIS

7. Libraries and Society/Culture

8. Information and Society/Culture

10. Information Policy

11. Political Economy of Information

12. Copyright/Intellectual Property

13. Books, Printing, Publishing Industry

14. Intellectual Freedom and Censorship

91. Preservation and Archiving

54. Organization of Information

55. Descriptive Cataloguing/AACR

56. Archival Description/RAD

57. Classification and Subject Analysis

58. Indexing and Abstracting

59. Metadata and Semantic Web

60. Knowledge/IR Management

61. Records Management

 

LIS Education Information Systems and Retrieval

15. LIS Education and Programs

16. LIS Faculty, Students

17. Pedagogy in LIS

18. Research Methods

19. Distance Education in LIS

20. Continuing Education in LIS

21. International/Comparative Librarianship

62. Information Systems and Technologies

63. Information Retrieval Theory and Practice

64. Online Catalog Retrieval Systems

65. Database and Other Retrieval Systems

66. Information Architecture

67. Information Visualization

68. Computer/Information Networks

69. Information Technology Management

70. Users and Uses of Information Systems

71. Human-Computer Interaction

72. Bibliometrics/Informetrics/ Webometrics

92. Social Software Applications

93. Information Integrity and Security

Collection Development Types of Libraries and Information Providers

22. Collections Development

23. Acquisitions Theory and Practice

24. Preservation of Collections

25. Licensing

26. Archival Collections

27. Special Collections/Rare Books

28. Science and Technology Literatures

29. Arts/Humanities Literatures

30. Social Science Literatures

31. Government Documents

32. Serials

33. Graphic Materials: Maps, Art, etc.

34. Music

35. Electronic Documents

36. Other Materials Types

74. Digital/Virtual Libraries

75. Public Libraries

76. Academic Libraries

77. School Media Centers/Libraries

78. Special and Corporate Libraries

79. Medical Libraries

80. Law Libraries

81. Government Libraries

82. Archives and Records Centers

83. Community Information Centers

94. Museums

84. Other Providers

Services to User Populations Management/Administration

37. Reference and Information Services

38. Electronic Reference Services

39. Adult Services

40. Young Adult Services

41. Children's Services

42. Services for Senior citizens

43. Services for Multicultural Populations

44. Services for People with Disabilities

95. Services for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered (GBLT) Populations

96. Diversity Issues

45. Reading Advisory Services

46. Children's/YA Literatures

47. Storytelling

48. Reading and Literacy

49. Information Literacy and Instruction

50. Information Needs and Behaviors/Practices

51. Information Needs/Behaviors of the Public

52. Information Needs/ Behaviors of Specific Groups

53. Scholarly and Scientific Communication

97. New Literacies

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85. Administration and Management

86. Personnel

87. Buildings/Facilities

88. Funding

89. Strategic Planning, Marketing, Lobbying

90. Evaluation of Service

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Informatics School Libraries

9. Social/Community Informatics

73. Health Informatics

98. Legal Informatics

99. Museum Informatics

100. Digital Archive Informatics

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101. Curriculum Integration

102. Production of Materials

103. Role of the School Library Media Specialist

104. Instructional Design

 


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