IST Resources

IST specific databases

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts

LISTA provides abstracts and citations to the leading journals in library and information science with some links to full text articles. You can limit your search results to only full text items by checking the "Linked Full Text" box on the advanced search screen. All other articles can be requested through interlibrary loan. This database can be searched in conjunction with Academic Search Premier and other databases by clicking "Choose Databases."

ProQuest Computing

ProQuest Computing provides access to information from scholarly journals, trade publications and consumer titles; many of the articles are available in full text. A wide range of topics are included in this database such as e-commerce, artificial intelligence and computer security. ProQuest Computing can be searched with any other ProQuest database.

ProQuest Telecommunications

ProQuest Telecommunications is a largely full text database that covers multiple aspects of the telecommunications field. As the field is ever-changing, new subjects are continually added such as WAP technology, information science and more. Traditional aspects such as radio and television are also included. ProQuest Telecommunications can be searched with any other ProQuest database.

General/related databases

Academic Search Complete

This multidisciplinary database is a good place to start your research. For extra search capabilities, click "Choose Databases" and select more subject specific databases to simultaneously search.

ProQuest Research Library

ProQuest Research Library provides citations and/or full-text access to 3,000+ scholarly journals and magazines in a wide range of subject areas. In addition to general interest publications, the database covers the Arts, Business, Children, Education, Health, Humanities, Law, Military, International and Multicultural interests, Psychology, Sciences, Social Sciences, and Women's Interests.


Use WorldCat to find books about a research topic that are not available at Holy Spirit Library. Search by title or author if you are looking for something specific, or search by keyword or subject to find something new. Click "Borrow this item from another library" to request a book from another library.

IST websites

DLIST: Digital Library of Information Science and Technology

This open access archive of scholarly journals relating to the Information Sciences is browsable by author, subject, publication date and conference as well as searchable by keyword.

Mathematical Programming Glossary

This glossary defines words and terms specific to mathematical programming and its related disciplines, such as economics and computer science. Short biographies of famous mathematicians are also provided.

MERLOT: Multimedia Education Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

MERLOT offers free learning materials, modules, and assignments for evaluation. Free registration is required to participate in discussions or to add content.