Community College Reference Services: A Working Guide for and by Librarians

Community College Reference Services: A Working Guide for and by Librarians

by Bill Katz
     
 

Written by working librarians, this is a day-to-day guide to reference service in community college libraries, based on their daily experience and intended to solve practical problems facing the librarians in these institutions. Contributors include Derrie R. Roark, Marilyn Searson Lary, Susan Anderson & Susanne Fischer, Al Carlson, Mary Adams Loomba, Mark Y.

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Written by working librarians, this is a day-to-day guide to reference service in community college libraries, based on their daily experience and intended to solve practical problems facing the librarians in these institutions. Contributors include Derrie R. Roark, Marilyn Searson Lary, Susan Anderson & Susanne Fischer, Al Carlson, Mary Adams Loomba, Mark Y. Herring, Richard N. Shaw, Dale Luchsinger, Diane Grund, Gene Elliott, Douglas K. Lehman, Sue Hatfield, Jennie S. Boyarski, Wanda K. Johnsto, Patricia Twilde, Pamela A. Price, Kate Donnelly Hickey, Stanley N. Ruckman, Wanda K. Johnston & Joan S. Clarke, Donald Ray, Tisa M. Houck, Camila A. Alire, Karen Fischer, Gloria Terwilliger, Mimi Gronlund, & Sylvia Rortvedt, and W. Jeanne Gardner.

Editorial Reviews

The Journal Of Academic Librarianship
...All of the articles are written with very readable styles...
Reference and Research Book News
Practical advice for novice or experienced librarians who provide reference services in community college libraries...
Library Review
excellent and well-crafted collection of specially commissioned essays - a treasure store of good practice, sage advice and imaginative writings - should prove to be a trusty and well-thumbed handbook;
Collection Management
...another fine compendium for academic reference librarians...fulfills a long overdue gap...a handy, up-to-date text...highly recommended...
The Journal of Academic Librarianship
...All of the articles are written with very readable styles...
Booknews
Practical advice for novice or experienced librarians who provide reference services in community college libraries. Discusses the mission, the range of services, computers, personnel, bibliographic instruction, and collection development. No index. Available as a set with Kalick's Community College Libraries. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810826151
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Pages:
371
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.01(d)

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Meet the Author

Bill Katz, Professor, School of Information Science & Policy, SUNY-Albany, is author of the standard text on reference services, Introduction to Reference Services,now in its sixth edition; and editor of The Reference Librarian and The Acquisitions Librarian. With Linda Katz he edits Magazines for Libraries; he also writes a column on magazines for Library Journal.

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