User Education for Online Systems in Libraries: A Selective Bibliography, 1970-1988

User Education for Online Systems in Libraries: A Selective Bibliography, 1970-1988

by Judith M. Pask
     
 

This bibliography brings together key articles, books, dissertations, conference papers, and other reports that discuss how library patrons are being instructed in the use of online catalogs, commercial databases, and CD-ROM products. Over 550 entries are annotated to provide a basic compendium for librarians who are training users in new online technologies,

Overview

This bibliography brings together key articles, books, dissertations, conference papers, and other reports that discuss how library patrons are being instructed in the use of online catalogs, commercial databases, and CD-ROM products. Over 550 entries are annotated to provide a basic compendium for librarians who are training users in new online technologies, library school faculty teaching future librarians, and researchers in both library and information science and education. The book includes instruction given in all types of libraries and covers materials published between 1970 and 1988. Emphasis is on instruction for library patrons or end-users and limited to materials appearing in English. With author and subject indexes.

Editorial Reviews

Library Association Record [UK]
...a useful starting point.
American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)
...a useful tool for public service librarians...Library school students and educators will also benefit from the author's informative and useful annotations.
American Reference Books Annual
...a useful tool for public service librarians...Library school students and educators will also benefit from the author's informative and useful annotations.
Medical Reference Services Quarterly
...should be a useful compilation for public services librarians...well-indexed...
Library Association Record [Uk]
...a useful starting point.
Research Strategies
...inclusive and well done...great appeal and utility...I recommend this work for all libraries using online or on-disk systems. It will be a touch-stone reference for anyone trying to teach online catalog use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810823785
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Judith M. Pask (BS, Allegheny College; MSLS, Columbia University), Associate Professor of Library Science and Undergraduate Librarian at Purdue University, has been involved in bibliographic instruction for over 15 years. She has published articles in College & Research Libraries, Special Libraries, Reference Librarian, and Library Software Review as well as presented papers at National Online and Small Computers in Libraries conferences.

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