The Resource Learn reference work, by Clara L. Sitter, Mary Gosling ; with Colin Gray

Learn reference work, by Clara L. Sitter, Mary Gosling ; with Colin Gray

Label
Learn reference work
Title
Learn reference work
Statement of responsibility
by Clara L. Sitter, Mary Gosling ; with Colin Gray
Title variation
Reference work
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Practical Introduction to Reference Sources, Skills and Procedures for Library Students and Staff. This combination textbook/workbook provides an introduction to reference work by covering the theory and principles of good reference service, major reference sources in both print and electronic formats, basic reference skills and procedures. It reviews all the major types of reference sources, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, fast facts, biographical services, geographical services, bibliographies and library catalogs, directories, indexes and abstracts, government documents, and the Internet. After completing the practice exercises, readers should have a good understanding of a variety of current reference tools and an introduction to the types of questions each is designed to answer. Also included are plentiful, clear explanations and examples; a glossary with simple definitions of technical terms; a bibliography; and an index. Learn Reference Work is one of nine study guides in the Library Education Series. Please see the back of this book for a complete listing, or visit www.totalrecallpress.com for more information. Clara L. Sitter is an appointed Associate Clinical Professor in the University of Denver, College of Education, Library and Information Science program. She has more than 30 years of professional library experience, including 18 years in academic libraries and 17 years in private and public school libraries, as well as experience in special and public libraries. She has been responsible for most aspects of library service, includingreference, instruction, collection 42 management, cataloging, and administration. Her areas of teaching are organization of information, understanding the information user, collection management, management of information organizations, and reference. Mary Gosling is a reference librarian and library educator who has taught reference and basic library skills for many years. She has been coordinator of the Library Studies Program at the Canberra Institute of Technology and is now a senior reference librarian and manager at the National Library of Australia. As a library educator, Mary has taught a variety of subjects, including reference skills, reader education and information literacy. Colin Gray has worked as a reference librarian, children's librarian, and manager of public services for many years. He has taught most of the subjects in college library technician programs, specializing in reference and public services. He has written teachers' guides, student learning material and curricula
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
025.52
Illustrations
forms
Index
index present
LC call number
Z711.2
LC item number
.S545 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Library education series
Label
Learn reference work, by Clara L. Sitter, Mary Gosling ; with Colin Gray
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-214) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Reference Services -- Chapter 2: Reference Sources -- Chapter 3: Dictionaries -- Chapter 4: Encyclopedias -- Chapter 5: Fast Facts -- Chapter 6: Biographical Sources -- Chapter 7: Geographical Sources -- Chapter 8: Bibliographies and Library Catalogs -- Chapter 9: Directories -- Chapter 10: Indexes and Abstracts -- Chapter 11: Government Documents -- Chapter 12: The Internet -- Chapter 13: Researching and Delivering Information -- Chapter 14: Evaluation -- Answers -- Glossary -- References -- Index
Control code
ocn646784689
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st North American ed
Extent
1 online resource (215 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281923431
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
forms
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35877182
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)646784689
  • pebcs1281923435

Library Locations

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