Essential Reference Services For Today's School Media Specialists / Edition 2

Essential Reference Services For Today's School Media Specialists / Edition 2

by Scott Lanning
     
 

This resource for practicing school library media specialists and students of library science offers practical guidance about providing reference services. The first half of the volume focuses on core reference skills and covers the evaluation of print and other sources. Three chapters consider electronic resources and the Web. The final four chapters are devoted to… See more details below

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This resource for practicing school library media specialists and students of library science offers practical guidance about providing reference services. The first half of the volume focuses on core reference skills and covers the evaluation of print and other sources. Three chapters consider electronic resources and the Web. The final four chapters are devoted to the development of leadership skills and address such topics as collection development and collaboration with teachers. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901591588831
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
162

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Table of Contents

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Preface
Ch. 1Information1
Ch. 2Information literacy9
Ch. 3Evaluating reference sources17
Ch. 4Print reference sources29
Ch. 5The reference interview45
Ch. 6Library catalogs55
Ch. 7Electronic reference sources63
Ch. 8Searching the web77
Ch. 9Creating electronic library resources85
Ch. 10Core curriculum and collaboration91
Ch. 11Building a reference collection95
Ch. 12Evaluation of reference service103
Ch. 13Sharing the reference collection with your school115
References119
Index123

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