Social Science Reference Sources

Social Science Reference Sources

Author: Tze-chung Li

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313304831

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 495

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Now in its third edition, this essential guide to basic reference sources in the social sciences provides evaluative entries for approximately 1,600 works in anthropology, business, economics, education, geography, history, law, political science, psychology, and sociology. The first part of the book includes chapters on general sources, while the second contains chapters on reference works in particular disciplines. Most titles published before 1980, which appear in the second edition, have been dropped, while a large number of electronic sources, including more than 200 web sites, have been added. In recognition of the proliferation of electronic information resources, the volume provides brief descriptions of the features and search methods of several online vendors.

Reference and Information Services

Reference and Information Services

Author: Richard E. Bopp

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781591583745

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 769

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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.

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

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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 2010-2014

Index to American Reference Books Annual 2010-2014

Author: Shannon Graff Hysell

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: 161069547X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 291

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By using this essential tool, collection development librarians can get an overview of the reference resources made available in the last five years. You'll find this unique title in the American Reference Books Annual series immensely helpful in subject selection and in identifying worthwhile titles more easily and more effectively. "Index to American Reference Books Annual 2010-2014: A Cumulative Index to Subjects, Authors, and Titles" presents five years of information on reference materials that have appeared in ARBA from 2010 to 2014 all in a single volume. It contains the latest reviews of general and subject-specific almanacs, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, indexes, electronic resources, and more. Each entry in ARBA presents full bibliographic information, an evaluative review, and citations to professional journals containing other published reviews.

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: 249

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.