American Book Publishing Record Cumulative 1950 1977

Filename: american-book-publishing-record-cumulative-1950-1977.pdf
ISBN: UOM:49015003053916
Release Date: 1978
Number of pages:
Author: R.R. Bowker Company. Dept. of Bibliography
Publisher:

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A Reference Guide for English Studies

Filename: a-reference-guide-for-english-studies.pdf
ISBN: 0520051610
Release Date: 1990
Number of pages: 790
Author: Michael J. Marcuse
Publisher: Univ of California Press

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Fundamental Reference Sources

Filename: fundamental-reference-sources.pdf
ISBN: 0838907806
Release Date: 2001-01
Number of pages: 612
Author: James H. Sweetland
Publisher: American Library Association

Download and read online Fundamental Reference Sources in PDF and EPUB An introduction to selected sources of bibliographical, biographical, linguistic, statistical and geographical organizations.


Reference and Information Services

Filename: reference-and-information-services.pdf
ISBN: 9781555708597
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 510
Author: Kay Ann Cassell
Publisher: American Library Association

Download and read online Reference and Information Services in PDF and EPUB Search skills of today bear little resemblance to searches through print publications. Reference service has become much more complex than in the past, and is in a constant state of flux. Learning the skill sets of a worthy reference librarian can be challenging, unending, rewarding, and-- yes, fun.


Reference and Information Services

Filename: reference-and-information-services.pdf
ISBN: 9781591583745
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 743
Author: Richard E. Bopp
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Download and read online Reference and Information Services in PDF and EPUB Reflecting the dramatic changes shaped by rapidly developing technologies over the past six years, this new fourth edition of "Reference and Information Services" takes the introduction to reference sources and services significantly beyond the content of the first three editions. In Part I, Concepts and Processes, chapters have been revised and updated to reflect new ideas and methods in the provision of reference service in an era when many users have access to the Web. In Part II, "Information Sources and Their Use," discussion of each source type has been updated to encompass key resources in print and on the Web, where an increasing number of freely available sources join those purchased or licensed by libraries. A number of new authors are contributors to this new edition, bringing to their chapters their experience as teachers of reference and as practitioners in different types of libraries. Discussions of services in Part I integrate digital reference as appropriate to each topic, such as how to conduct a reference interview online using instant messaging. Boxes interspersed in the text are used to present scenarios for discussion, to highlight key concepts, or to present excerpts from important documents. Discussions of sources in Part II place more emphasis on designing effective search strategies using both print and digital resources. The chapter on selection and evaluation of sources addresses the changing nature of reference collections and how to evaluate new types of sources. Each chapter concludes with an updated list of additional readings to guide further study. A new companion website will provide links to Web-accessible readings and resources as well as additional scenarios for discussion and example search strategies to supplement those presented in the text.


Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences Sixth Edition

Filename: introduction-to-reference-sources-in-the-health-sciences-sixth-edition.pdf
ISBN: 9780838911846
Release Date: 2014
Number of pages: 488
Author: Jeffrey T. Huber
Publisher: American Library Association

Download and read online Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences Sixth Edition in PDF and EPUB Prepared in collaboration with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated, revised, and expanded edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print and electronic resources in the health sciences, helping librarians find the answers that library users seek. Included are electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, trustworthy electronic-only resources, and resources that library users can access from home or on the go through freely available websites or via library licenses. In this benchmark guide, the authors Include new chapters on health information seeking, point-of-care sources, and global health sources Focus on works that can be considered foundational or essential, in both print and electronic formats Address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections When it comes to questions involving the health sciences, this valuable resource will point both library staff and the users they serve in the right direction.


Handbook for Research in American History

Filename: handbook-for-research-in-american-history.pdf
ISBN: 0803287313
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Number of pages: 214
Author: Francis Paul Prucha
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Download and read online Handbook for Research in American History in PDF and EPUB When the Handbook for Research in American History was first published, reviewers called it "an excellent tool for historians of all interests and levels of experience . . . simple to use, and concisely worded" (Western Historical Quarterly) and "an excellent work that fulfills its title in being portable yet well-filled" (Reference Reviews). The Journal of American History added, "It is not easy to produce a reference work that is utilitarian and enriching and does not duplicate existing works. Professor Prucha has done the job very well." This second, revised edition takes account of the revolution that is occurring in bibliographic science as printed reference works extend to electronic databases, CD-ROMs, and online networks such as the Internet. Focusing on and expanding the major section of the original Handbook, it provides information on traditional printed works, describes new guides and updated versions of old ones, notes the availability of reference works and of some full-text sources in electronic form, and discusses the usefulness to researchers of different kinds of material and the forms in which they are available. Extensive cross-referencing and a detailed index that includes authors, subjects, and titles enhance the book's usefulness.


Information Sources in Science and Technology

Filename: information-sources-in-science-and-technology.pdf
ISBN: 9781483163024
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Number of pages: 336
Author: C. C. Parker
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Download and read online Information Sources in Science and Technology in PDF and EPUB Information Sources in Science and Technology: A Practical Guide to Traditional and Online Use presents a selection of traditional and online methods of using information sources in science and technology, including people, organizations, literature, hosts, and databases. This text serves as a reference book that helps the reader choose sources of information and their guides, includes a routine for finding and using information, and offers tips on searching and obtaining literature in a usable form. This book is comprised of nine chapters and begins by explaining how to choose type(s) of information source that is likely to be most helpful. The chapters that follow present guides on people, organizations, and literature as sources of information. A chapter on information services focuses on those organizations that supply information or references to information that could be helpful. These services range from answering telephone queries to supplying collections of relevant documents, and from broadcast television information to direct connection with computer databases. The next chapters discuss ways of searching the literature and computer databases, obtaining literature in a usable form, and organizing and presenting information. This book concludes by considering current awareness or keeping up-to-date with information about recent developments. This monograph is intended for librarians and information officers, especially for those working in scientific or industrial environments, practicing scientists and engineers, and students associated with these professions.


The Oxford Guide to Library Research

Filename: the-oxford-guide-to-library-research.pdf
ISBN: 0195123131
Release Date: 1998
Number of pages: 316
Author: Thomas Mann
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Download and read online The Oxford Guide to Library Research in PDF and EPUB Let a general Reference Librarian at the Library of Congress show you the best ways to find the information you need. With all the changes in information storage and retrieval, anyone doing research today may feel unsure of the most efficient ways to use the library. Through clear explanations of nine fundamental methods of searching, Thomas Mann provides an overview of little known but powerful strategies used by librarians and information specialists. These techniques can be applied profitably to almost any area of research, from discovering business records or government documents to unearthing manuscripts in archives or finding genealogical Web sites on line. Chapters explain how to take advantage of controlled vocabularies, browse library shelves systematically, construct keyword searches, use published bibliographies, and even make personal contacts with knowledgeable people. Throughout, Mann enlivens his advice with real world examples, positing along the way some energetic and reasoned arguments against those theorists who have prematurely announced the demise of print. Against the trendy but mistaken assumption that "everything" can be found on the Internet, Mann asserts the lasting value of physical libraries and time tested research strategies, while acknowledging the complementary applications of computer technology. All formats--including books, journals, newspapers, microforms, audiovisual materials, primary documents, bibliographic databases, and digital libraries on the World Wide Web--are considered for their unique advantages, as well as for their limitations. Required reading for students, scholars, information seeking professionals, and laypersons, The Oxford Guide to Library Research offers a rich, inclusive overview of the field, one that can save its readers countless hours in the search for information.


Subject Index

Filename: subject-index.pdf
ISBN: OCLC:793349311
Release Date: 1900
Number of pages: 2176
Author:
Publisher:

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The Diplomacy of Ideas

Filename: the-diplomacy-of-ideas.pdf
ISBN: 0521232414
Release Date: 1981
Number of pages: 253
Author: Frank A. Ninkovich
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online The Diplomacy of Ideas in PDF and EPUB An interpretive history of the uses of cultural relations in U.S. foreign policy. Analyzes the links between fundamental foreign policy outlooks and American institutional structures. Shows how the U.S. made the transition from foreign policy passivity in the 1930s to global activism in the 1950s.


400 499 language

Filename: 400-499-language.pdf
ISBN: OCLC:256343636
Release Date: 1978
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Author: Library of Congress
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200 299 religion

Filename: 200-299-religion.pdf
ISBN: OCLC:256344508
Release Date: 1978
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Author: Library of Congress
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000 099 generalities

Filename: 000-099-generalities.pdf
ISBN: OCLC:256344102
Release Date: 1978
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Author: Library of Congress
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