Introduction to Reference Work, Volume I / Edition 8

Introduction to Reference Work, Volume I / Edition 8

by William A. Katz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072441070

ISBN-13: 9780072441079

Pub. Date: 04/27/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.

Basic Information Services, Volume I of Introduction to Reference Work, explains the essential reference processes and sources in today’s libraries. It is a tool for understanding and mastering fundamental reference forms - online, in print, and elsewhere. This eighth edition is completely rewritten to reflect the radical changes library science has

Overview

Basic Information Services, Volume I of Introduction to Reference Work, explains the essential reference processes and sources in today’s libraries. It is a tool for understanding and mastering fundamental reference forms - online, in print, and elsewhere. This eighth edition is completely rewritten to reflect the radical changes library science has undergone since the advent of widely available electronic databases and the Internet.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072441079
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Publication date:
04/27/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Part I: INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: Reference Librarians on the Information Highway

Chapter 2: The Electronic Library
Part II: INFORMATION: CONTROL AND ACCESS

Chapter 3: Bibliography

Chapter 4: National and Trade Bibliographies

Chapter 5: Indexing and Abstracting Services: General and Collections

Chapter 6: Indexing and Abstracting Services: Subject and Newspaper

Chapter 7: Encyclopedias: General and Subject Sets

Chapter 8: Ready Reference Sources: Almanacs, Yearbooks, Handbooks, Directories

Chapter 9: Biographical Sources

Chapter 10: Dictionaries

Chapter 11: Geographical Sources

Chapter 12: Government Documents

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