Linguistics and Library and Information Science (LIS) are both interdisciplinary fields that draws from areas such as languages, psychology, sociology, cognitive science, computer science, anthropology, education, and management. The theories and methods of linguistic research can have significant explanatory power for LIS. This article presents a research agenda for LIS that proposes the use of linguistic analysis methods, including discourse analysis, typology, and genre theory.
Bolin, M. K. (2017). Linguistics and LIS: A research agenda. SLIS Student Research Journal, 7(1). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/slissrj/vol7/iss1/2