Librarian's Guide to Online Searching / Edition 1

Librarian's Guide to Online Searching / Edition 1

by Suzanne S. Bell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591583268

ISBN-13: 9781591583264

Pub. Date: 08/30/2006

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

To succeed as searchers, all librarians require both a basic idea of how databases are put together and a repository of concepts and techniques to draw upon. With such essentials well in hand, the searcher can plunge into almost any database and master its intricacies (and idiosyncrasies) in relatively short order.  See more details below

Overview

To succeed as searchers, all librarians require both a basic idea of how databases are put together and a repository of concepts and techniques to draw upon. With such essentials well in hand, the searcher can plunge into almost any database and master its intricacies (and idiosyncrasies) in relatively short order.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591583264
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/30/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface: Welcome to the wonderful world of database searching!

Chapter 1: What is a Database Anyway?

Chapter 2: Working with Databases: the Searcher's Toolkit Part 1

Chapter 3: The Searcher's Toolkit Part 2

Chapter 4: Social Science Databases

Chapter 5: Databases for Science and Medicine

Chapter 6: Bibliographic Databases

Chapter 7: Humanities Databases

Chapter 8: Numerical Databases

Chapter 9: Focus on People

Chapter 10: Choosing the Right Resource for the Question

Chapter 11: Evaluating Databases

Chapter 12: Teaching Other People About Databases

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