American Book Publishing Record

Author by : Bowker (R.R.) company. Department of bibliography
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A Reference Guide For English Studies

Author by : Michael J. Marcuse
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Publisher by : Univ of California Press
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American Book Publishing Record

Author by : Anonim
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Handbook For Research In American History

Author by : Francis Paul Prucha
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Publisher by : U of Nebraska Press
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Description : 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.


Reference And Information Services

Author by : Richard E. Bopp
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Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : 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.


Reference And Information Services

Author by : Kay Ann Cassell
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Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : Designed to complement every introductory library reference course, this is the perfect text for students and librarians looking to expand their personal reference knowledge, teaching failsafe methods for identifying important materials by matching specific types of questions to the best available sources, regardless of format. Guided by a national advisory board of educators and practitioners, this thoroughly updated text expertly keeps up with new technologies and practices while remaining grounded in the basics of reference work. Chapters on fundamental concepts, major reference sources, and special topics provide a solid foundation; the text also offers fresh insight on core issues, including ethics, readers' advisory, information literacy, and other key aspects of reference librarianship;selecting and evaluating reference materials, with strategies for keeping up to date;assessing and improving reference services;guidance on conducting reference interviews with a range of different library users, including children and young adults;a new discussion of reference as programming;important special reference topics such as Google search, 24/7 reference, and virtual reference; anddelivering reference services across multiple platforms As librarians experience a changing climate for all information services professionals, in this book Cassell and Hiremath provide the tools needed to manage the ebb and flow of changing reference services in today's libraries.


Introduction To Reference Sources In The Health Sciences Sixth Edition

Author by : Jeffrey T. Huber
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Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : 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.


Weekly Record

Author by : Anonim
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Publisher by : Unknown
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United States History

Author by : Anna H. Perrault
Languange : en
Publisher by : Libraries Unlimited
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Description : This important work has been completely revised and expanded with the addition of online databases, Web sites and CD-ROM titles. It identifies and describes hundreds of reference books that pertain to American history; entries offer thorough annotations that are both descriptive and evaluative. Arranged topically, chapters cover U.S. history in terms of politics and government; diplomatic history and foreign affairs; military history; social, cultural, and intellectual history; regional history; and economic history. Introductory scope notes provide valuable expository information and suggested search strategies in such areas as automation, government documents, and genealogy. Includes works published through 2002.


From Reliable Sources

Author by : Martha C. Howell
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Publisher by : Cornell University Press
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Description : A lively introduction to historical methodology, an overview of the techniques historians must master in order to reconstruct the past.


Songs Of Ourselves

Author by : Joan Shelley Rubin
Languange : en
Publisher by : Harvard University Press
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Description : In a strikingly original and rich portrait of the uses of verse in America, Rubin shows how the sites and practices of reciting poetry influenced readers' lives and helped them to find meaning in a poet's words. By blurring the boundaries between "high" and "popular" poetry as well as between modern and traditional, it creates a fuller, more democratic way of studying our poetic language and ourselves.


Beasley S Guide To Library Research

Author by : David R. Beasley
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Publisher by : University of Toronto Press
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Description : Written and organized for easy access, the reader is guided step-by-step through library rules and methods of operation, the effective use of various cataloguing systems, and the location of materials.


Mathematical Book Review Index 1800 1940

Author by : Louise S. Grinstein
Languange : en
Publisher by : Taylor & Francis
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Description : This work provides access to approximately 5,000 reviews of English-language mathematical books published in North America. Included are works on mathematics, science, philosophy, and education appearing in the periodical literature from 1800 to 1940. It covers materials not reviewed in Book Review Index and Book Review Digest. It predates Mathematical Reviews, which first appeared in 1940. Books on all aspects of mathematics are included. There are subject, reviewer, and title indexes.


Art Books 1876 1949

Author by : R.R. Bowker Company
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Publisher by : R. R. Bowker
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Art Books

Author by : Anonim
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Publisher by : Unknown
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Description : Including an international directory of museum permanent collection catalogs.


American Reference Books Annual

Author by : Bohdan S. Wynar
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Publisher by : Harvard University Press
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Description : 1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.


The Book Publishing Annual

Author by : Anonim
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Publisher by : Unknown
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The Publishers Trade List Annual

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Publisher by : Unknown
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Description : Includes authors, titles, subjects.


Library Journal

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Publisher by : Unknown
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Law Books 1876 1981

Author by : R.R. Bowker Company
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Publisher by : New York : R.R. Bowker Company
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Basic Reference Sources

Author by : Margaret Taylor
Languange : en
Publisher by : Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press
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Description : First published in 1971, this is a self-paced introduction to general reference/information sources. The new edition brings information about the sources up to date as of late 1988, adding or deleting titles where appropriate. While primary use of the manual continues to be in library science courses, its benefits extend to all students and researchers. The pages are three-hole punched and perforated. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Best Reference Books 1981 1985

Author by : American reference books annual
Languange : en
Publisher by : Littleton, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited
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