Fundamentals of reference by Carolyn M. Mulac

By Carolyn M. Mulac

The all-in-one Reference reference you ve been awaiting, this
invaluable ebook bargains a concise advent to reference sources
and providers for a number of readers, from library employees members
who are requested to paintings within the reference division to managers
and others who desire to familiarize themselves with this important
area of librarianship. Written in an available kind and designed
for daily use, it offers an outline of the fundamental instruments and
techniques of reference paintings, including

  • Reference providers, a bit addressing such important
    topics as mobilephone reference, the reference interview, and
    electronic reference
  • Reference assets, chapters which specialise in types
    of reference instruments, together with encyclopedias, dictionaries,
    directories, handbooks, and almanacs
  • Appendixes with key records ready through the Reference and consumer companies Association
    (RUSA) and an annotated bibliography

a great education device for either new and skilled employees, Fundamentals of Reference will
quickly develop into your basic reference!

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Once available only in print form, it is now also available online. The print version consists of seven volumes: the first six volumes list books by author and title and the seventh lists publishers. The 2010–2011 print edition of Books in Print, published by Grey House Publishing, contains more than a million listings of currently available books. There is also a Subject Guide to Books in Print, which consists of six volumes that classify books under Library of Congress subject headings. com provides all the bibliographic information supplied in the print version and more, including out-of-print and forthcoming titles.

Entries are arranged geographically and include contact information, circulation figures, and more. It has a number of special indexes, including those by subject and type of publication as well as a master index. It is available online in the Gale Directory Library. Another standard reference source for information about publications is Ulrich’s International Periodicals Directory. This is a comprehensive and classified listing of periodicals that not only provides subscription and contact information but also indicates where a title is indexed, abstracted, and available online.

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