By Clara L. Sitter, Mary Gosling
LEARN REFERENCE paintings First North American version First North American variation (Library schooling Series)
a realistic advent to Reference resources, abilities and approaches for Library scholars and Staff
this mixture textbook/workbook offers an advent to reference paintings by way of overlaying the idea and rules of fine reference carrier, significant reference resources in either print and digital codecs, easy reference talents and procedures.
It studies the entire significant sorts of reference resources, together with dictionaries, encyclopedias, quickly proof, biographical prone, geographical providers, bibliographies and library catalogs, directories, indexes and abstracts, govt records, and the web. After finishing the perform workouts, readers must have a great figuring out of a number of present reference instruments and an creation to the kinds of questions every one is designed to answer.
additionally incorporated are considerable, transparent factors and examples; a word list with easy definitions of technical phrases; a bibliography; and an index.
research Reference paintings is one in every of 9 learn publications within the Library schooling sequence. Please see the again of this booklet for an entire directory, or stopover at www.totalrecallpress.com for extra information.
Clara L. Sitter is an appointed affiliate scientific Professor within the collage of Denver, university of schooling, Library and data technology application. She has greater than 30 years library event, together with 18 years in educational libraries and 17 years in deepest and public institution libraries, in addition to adventure in particular and public libraries. She has been accountable for so much points of library carrier, together with reference, guideline, collection42 administration, cataloging, and management. Her parts of training are association of data, realizing the knowledge person, assortment administration, administration of data enterprises, and reference.
Mary Gosling is a reference librarian and library educator who has taught reference and easy library talents for a few years. She has been coordinator of the Library reports application on the Canberra Institute of expertise and is now a senior reference librarian and supervisor on the nationwide Library of Australia. As a library educator, Mary has taught quite a few matters, together with reference abilities, reader schooling and knowledge literacy.
Colin Gray has labored as a reference librarian, kid's librarian, and supervisor of public prone for a few years. He has taught lots of the topics in university library technician courses, focusing on reference and public prone. He has written academics' publications, pupil studying fabric and curricula.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction
1. Reference Services
2. Reference Sources
five. quickly Facts
6. Biographical Sources
7. Geographical Sources
eight. Bibliographies and Library Catalogs
10. Indexes and Abstracts
eleven. govt Documents
12. The Internet
thirteen. learning and providing Information
LCSH shape Subdivisions