Basic Library Skills

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McFarland, Jan 1, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 208 pages
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This brand new edition of Wolf's acclaimed work provides a self-contained, short course in essential library skills for patrons of college, high school and public libraries. New material about online catalogs reflects the widespread use of the Internet, and a new section on career information has been added.
Subjects addressed include online public access catalogs; card catalogs and cataloging systems; subject headings; bibliographies; book reviews and parts of a book; information sources (newspapers, periodicals, encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.); CD-ROM indexes and database searching; government, business and consumer information; nonprint materials; online computer use in school libraries; and hints for writing papers. Numerous facsimiles of actual reference book pages and online screen displays are provided.
Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

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