Basic Library Skills, 5th ed.

Author: Carolyn Wolf

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786451610

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 216

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This brand new edition of Wolf’s acclaimed work provides a self-contained, short course in essential library skills for patrons of college, high school and public libraries. The intent is to provide a quick and easy way to learn to do library research. The exercises contained herein give students hands-on experience by applying rules stated in the text to situations that approach real “research problems.” Subjects addressed include a brief tour of the library; card catalogs and cataloging systems; filing rules; online public access catalogs; subject searching; bibliographies; book reviews and parts of a book; dictionaries; encyclopedias; handbooks; atlases; gazetteers; periodicals; newspapers; online database searching and reference sources; literature and criticism; e-books; government information and government documents; biographies; business, career and consumer information; non-print materials and special services; online computer use in libraries and schools; and hints for writing term papers. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.
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Basic Library Skills, 5th ed.

Author: Carolyn Wolf

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786451610

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 216

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This brand new edition of Wolf’s acclaimed work provides a self-contained, short course in essential library skills for patrons of college, high school and public libraries. The intent is to provide a quick and easy way to learn to do library research. The exercises contained herein give students hands-on experience by applying rules stated in the text to situations that approach real “research problems.” Subjects addressed include a brief tour of the library; card catalogs and cataloging systems; filing rules; online public access catalogs; subject searching; bibliographies; book reviews and parts of a book; dictionaries; encyclopedias; handbooks; atlases; gazetteers; periodicals; newspapers; online database searching and reference sources; literature and criticism; e-books; government information and government documents; biographies; business, career and consumer information; non-print materials and special services; online computer use in libraries and schools; and hints for writing term papers. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.
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Author: Shannon Graff Hysell

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781591585251

Category:

Page: 704

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For the past three decades, ARBA has kept librarians up to date on the latest reference materials by providing high-quality, critical reviews. The 2007 edition of ARBA continues this great tradition by providing users with access to 1,600-plus reviews of both print and online resources, written by more than 400 academic, public, and school librarians who are experts in their field. With coverage of nearly 500 subject disciplines, ranging from the social sciences and humanities to science and technology, users are guaranteed to find information on the latest resources available in the areas they are most trying to expand their collection. With ARBA in hand, collection development librarians can manage their library's high standards of quality, and make the best use of their budget.
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The Basic Business Library: Core Resources and Services, 5th Edition

Core Resources and Services

Author: Eric Forte,Michael R. Oppenheim

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1598846124

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 227

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Everything you need to know in order to start, maintain, and provide service for a business collection, and to research virtually any business topic. • Includes hundreds of topical chapters that cover key resources in-depth • Provides a core list of the most essential library business resources • Contains contributions from an all-star cast of experienced business librarians • Bibliographic information regarding key resources is woven throughout the book
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Basic Library Skills

Author: Carolyn E. Wolf,Richard Wolf

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780899508955

Category: Libraries

Page: 177

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This brand new edition of this acclaimed work (an excellent introduction--Journal of Academic Librarianship; informative--ARBA; excellent--Public Libraries) provides a self-contained, short course in essential library skills for patrons of college, high school and public libraries. Subjects addressed include the card catalog and cataloging systems; online public access catalogs; subject headings; bibliographies; book reviews and parts of a book; information sources (newspapers, periodicals, encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.); CD-ROM indexes and database searching; government, business and consumer information; nonprint materials; online computer use in school libraries; and hints for writing papers. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.
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Librarian's Guide to Online Searching: Cultivating Database Skills for Research and Instruction, 5th Edition

Author: Christopher C. Brown,Suzanne S. Bell

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440861579

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 374

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Understanding and navigating online databases is an essential skill for today's librarians, but staying current in this changing landscape can be a challenge. The fifth edition of this vital book ensures that you meet that challenge. • Provides professional development to librarians looking to acquire or improve their proficiency in an essential professional skill • Offers additional professional guidance in the form of recaps, concrete examples, exercises, and points to consider • Empowers students and librarians to search online effectively • Discusses databases in the context of real-world problems
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Basic Research Methods for Librarians, Fifth Edition

Author: Lynn Silipigni Connaway,Ronald R. Powell

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1591588685

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 370

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Addressed to practicing librarians and other information professionals, as well as master's and doctoral students in LIS programs, Basic Research Methods for Librarians, Fifth Edition specifically covers the research methodologies likely to be used by librarians, providing guidance on designing and conducting research and publishing research results. ||Like its predecessors, this fifth edition is exceptionally comprehensive. Content has been thoroughly updated and sections have been added on social networking and other web-based research methods and techniques. The book emphasizes quantitative research, including survey and experimental studies. It also gives attention to qualitative research, including historical research. A chapter is devoted to the statistical analysis of research results. Evaluation, writing, and publishing of research reports are considered as well. Coauthored by distinguished researchers in library and information science, the book also includes contributions from experts on qualitative research, domain assumptions of research, and sampling.
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American Reference Books Annual

Author: Bohdan S. Wynar

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference books

Page: N.A

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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.
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