A Reference Guide for English Studies

A Reference Guide for English Studies

Author: Michael J. Marcuse

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520079922

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 868

View: 707

This text is an introduction to the full range of standard reference tools in all branches of English studies. More than 10,000 titles are included. The Reference Guide covers all the areas traditionally defined as English studies and all the field of inquiry more recently associated with English studies. British and Irish, American and world literatures written in English are included. Other fields covered are folklore, film, literary theory, general and comparative literature, language and linguistics, rhetoric and composition, bibliography and textual criticism and women's studies.

Reference Service

Reference Service

Author: Krishan Kumar

Publisher: Vikas Publishing House

ISBN: 0706986423

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 447

View: 312

The Fifth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated keeping in view the new developments and appearance of new significant reference sources. Some new readings have also been added to bring further readings. This work not only describes the various aspects of reference service such as functions, methods, principles theories, practices, problems, but also provides an overview of available significant reference books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, yearbooks, bibliographies, union catalogues, almanacs, directories, etc.

Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, Sixth Edition

Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, Sixth Edition

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838911846

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 488

View: 515

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.

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

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

Author: Marcia A. Mardis

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781610698245

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 356

View: 505

Our digitally rich world changes quickly and contains more information resources than ever before; as a result, school librarians are tasked with the enormous challenge of curating a diverse, high-quality, and up-to-date collection for teachers, students, and administrators to use. This new edition of The Collection Program in Schools gives school librarians the tools to develop and maintain a collection in a constantly changing environment, often with reduced budgets; and to ensure that students can use virtual libraries and have access to all modern media and learning resources. The book logically progresses in its coverage of national and state policy concerns to community needs to the process of collection building and maintenance. Topics covered include key education trends affecting collections, such as digital textbooks and other non-print resources, instructional improvement systems, STEM priorities, and open education resources; the use of school libraries as makerspaces; media type considerations for a range of users; Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards; and the principles of curation: acquisition, description, organization, promotion, evaluation, and maintenance. This guide is ideal for use in many graduate-level school librarian preparation courses, including classes on school library collection development and school library management.

The Collection Program in Schools: Concepts and Practices, 5th Edition

The Collection Program in Schools: Concepts and Practices, 5th Edition

Author: Kay Bishop

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781610693721

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 286

View: 279

This practical text provides all the information and direction beginning school librarians need to develop and manage multiformat collections. • Additional readings of current articles and helpful websites at the end of each chapter • An appendix containing a comprehensive listing of annotated resources • Sample forms for collection development policies and procedures

Guide to Reference

Guide to Reference

Author: Jo Bell Whitlatch

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838912324

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

View: 423

Ideal for public, school, and academic libraries looking to freshen up their reference collection, as well as for LIS students and instructors conducting research, this resource collects the cream of the crop sources of general reference and library science information. Encompassing internet resources, digital image collections, and print resources, it includes the full section on LIS Resources from the Guide to Reference database, which was voted a #1 Best Professional Resource Database by Library Journal readers. Organized by topic and thoroughly indexed, this guide makes it a snap to find the right sources. It offers an appealing introduction to reference work and resources for LIS students and also serves as an affordable course book to complement online Guide to Reference access.

Editors on Editing

Editors on Editing

Author: Gerald Gross

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

ISBN: 9780802194688

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 402

View: 705

The classic guide to the book publishing process, with essays by over three dozen professional editors: “Terrific.”—Judith Appelbaum, author of How to Get Happily Published For decades, Editors on Editing has been indispensable for editors, aspiring editors, and especially writers who want to understand the publishing process, from how manuscripts are chosen for publication to what lunch with an agent is like. In this third revised edition of the book, thirty-eight essays are included to teach, inform, and inspire anyone interested in the world of editing. Covered are such topics as: the evolution of the American editor the ethical and moral dimensions of editing what an editor looks for in a query letter, proposal, and manuscript developmental editing; line editing; copyediting; and freelance editing working in different genres and markets, from science fiction to children’s books to Christian publishing the question of political correctness in both nonfiction and fiction making the most of writers’ conferences and many more

Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 5th Edition

Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 5th Edition

Author: Linda C. Smith

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440836978

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 894

View: 117

Thoroughly updated, this is the essential guide to one of the most fundamental fields in the library profession. It links you—and through you, your patrons—to the significant changes that have occurred in reference and information sciences with emphasis on the growth of digital content. • Provides a comprehensive text edited by two highly regarded experts in reference and academic librarianship, Linda C. Smith and Melissa A. Wong, with chapters written by some of the best minds in the library science field • Includes newly updated information that reflects today's realities in reference service with an indication of how reference service may be provided to meet changing patron needs in the future • Encompasses the effective use of print sources, free online sources, and fee-based sources • Features individual chapters that can be used for in-service staff training or in student course packs