Delivering Web Reference Services to Young People

Delivering Web Reference Services to Young People

by Walter Minkel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838907431

ISBN-13: 9780838907436

Pub. Date: 10/28/1998

Publisher: American Library Association

Delivering Web Reference Services to Young People helps with advice on what the Web does well for young people and what it does poorly; which Web skills are developmentally appropriate by age group; when to use search engines and when to use subject directories; how using your good old library catalog skills can, with a little bending, make you a whizzy searcher; why…  See more details below

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Delivering Web Reference Services to Young People helps with advice on what the Web does well for young people and what it does poorly; which Web skills are developmentally appropriate by age group; when to use search engines and when to use subject directories; how using your good old library catalog skills can, with a little bending, make you a whizzy searcher; why most young people, even the Net heads, are poor searchers; how to evaluate the sites you find on the Web; and how to gather the good sites into a subject directory or "webliography" for student, teacher, or library use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838907436
Publisher:
American Library Association
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Series:
ALA Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 10.18(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1How the Web Works and How It Doesn't1
Ch. 2Using Search Tools for Reference Work10
Ch. 3How to Evaluate Web Sites29
Ch. 4Designing Your Homework Reference Site45
Ch. 5The Web in the Real-World Library66
Ch. 6Training Young Users82
AppendixThe Nine Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning99
Webliography101
Index117

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