Reference

Genealogical and Local History Books in Print, Supplement

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Publisher: Genealogical Bks in Print

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Category: Reference

Page: 376

View: 932

The first printing of the fourth edition originally had 2 volumes. In the later reprints of the fourth edition, the "family genealogies" section of volume 2 became separately printed and was called volume 3. Volumes 4 and 5 are supplements.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Interlibrary Loan Practices Handbook

Author: Virginia Boucher

Publisher: American Library Association

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 249

View: 995

Advises libraries on implementing and maintaining interlibrary loan policies, discussing reciprocal borrowing, out-of-system loans, and the use of bibliographic utilties
Education

Guide to Reference Materials for School Library Media Centers

Author: Barbara Ripp Safford

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

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Category: Education

Page: 353

View: 710

Lists the best reference materials in the arts and sciences that meet the needs of elementary, secondary, vocational, and junior college students and teachers.
Biography & Autobiography

Naked in Cyberspace

Author: Carole A. Lane

Publisher: Information Today, Inc.

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 587

View: 410

Reveals the personal records available on the Internet; examines Internet privacy; and explores such sources of information as mailing lists, telephone directories, news databases, bank records, and consumer credit records.
Language Arts & Disciplines

The Collection Program in Schools: Concepts and Practices, 6th Edition

Author: Marcia A. Mardis

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 330

View: 680

This thorough treatment of collection development will serve school library educators and students as well as practicing school librarians, providing quick access to information that is both immediately useful and helpful as unforeseen situations arise. • Provides a complete guide to collection management for students as well as practitioners • Addresses current educational initiatives and new standards • Introduces key principles of curation such as acquisition, description, organization, promotion, evaluation, and maintenance • Supplies an overview of school funding models and their effects on school library resourcing as well as a discussion on grant writing and federal sources of assistance • Outlines creative strategies for working in a climate of change and uncertainty
Language Arts & Disciplines

Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, Sixth Edition

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber

Publisher: American Library Association

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 488

View: 250

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.