American Reference Books Annual: 2019 Edition

American Reference Books Annual: 2019 Edition

Author: Juneal M. Chenoweth

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440869143

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 552

View: 246

Read professional, fair reviews by practicing academic, public, and school librarians and subject-area specialists that will enable you to make the best choices from among the latest reference resources. • Provides reviews of print and electronic resources, showcasing a wide spectrum for users to consider • Presents unbiased evaluations that allow users to make their own decisions on the suitability of a given resource for their patrons' needs • Gives users access to reviews containing critical, relevant, and timely information from librarians and subject-area specialists

American Reference Books Annual, 1995

American Reference Books Annual, 1995

Author: Bohdan S. Wynar

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1563081784

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 904

View: 682

With more than 1600 descriptive and evaluative entries, ARBA continues its 26-year tradition as a comprehensive review source for reference works published or distributed in the US. ARBA 95 encompasses the subject spectrum, covering such broad areas as general reference, history, education, economics and business and science and technology. Of special note in this edition is increased coverage of CD-ROM products. More than 350 reviewers provide reviews that cover strengths and weaknesses of the reference works.

Index to American Reference Books Annual, 1990-1994

Index to American Reference Books Annual, 1990-1994

Author: D. Aviva Rothschild

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1563082721

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 318

View: 553

**** The annuals, to which this is the index, are cited in Sheehy and BCL3. This five-year index gives access to 8771 reviews of references reviewed in ARBA, volumes 16 through 20. **** American Reference Books Annual (ARBA) is an essential tool, not only for libraries, but for reference book publishers as well (we at Book News would not be without it), and is cited in BCL3, Sheehy, and Walford. This five-year cumulative index provides access by subject, title, and author to reviews of the 9,284 reference works covered in the last five volumes of ARBA. In addition to being used to locate reviews, the index also serves as an anlytical tool for collection evaluation and development and acquisitions. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

American Reference Books Annual

American Reference Books Annual

Author: Shannon Graff Hysell

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1440847010

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 616

View: 629

Comprising professional reviews of the latest reference resources written by practicing academic, public, and school librarians, ARBA will help all types of librarians build a strong reference collection for their library, no matter the size of their budget. * Provides reviews of print resources, eBooks, subscription databases, and free reference websites, showcasing a wide spectrum of resources for users to consider * Presents unbiased evaluations that allow users to make their own decisions on the suitability of a given resource for their patrons' needs * Gives users access to reviews containing critical, relevant, and timely information from practicing, active librarians

Reference and Information Services

Reference and Information Services

Author: Kay Ann Cassell

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9781555708597

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 510

View: 550

Search skills of today bear little resemblance to searches through print publications. Reference service has become much more complex than in the past, and is in a constant state of flux. Learning the skill sets of a worthy reference librarian can be challenging, unending, rewarding, and-- yes, fun.

Strauss's Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers, 3rd Edition

Strauss's Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers, 3rd Edition

Author: Rita Moss

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781610692366

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 422

View: 705

Strauss's latest edition retains its place as an essential text for library students; an indispensable guide for practitioners in public, academic, and special libraries who deal with business inquiries; and a resource for entrepreneurs and business professionals.

Reference and Information Services

Reference and Information Services

Author: Richard E. Bopp

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781591583745

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 769

View: 970

Part I. Concepts and Processes, History and functions of reference service: Ethical aspects of reference service; The reference interview; Organization of information and search strategies; Electronic resources for reference; Understanding electronic information systems for reference; Access-related reference services; Instruction; Training and continual learning for reference staff; Evaluation of reference services; Organizing and delivering reference and information services; Reference services for specific populations. -- Part II. Information Sources and their Use: Selection and evaluation of reference sources: Directories; Almanacs, yearbooks and handbooks; Biographical sources; Dictionaries; Encyclopedias; Geographical sources; Bibliographic sources; Index and abstracts; Government information and statistics sources.