Basic Library Skills 5th Ed

Basic Library Skills  5th ed
Publisher McFarland
Release Date
Category Language Arts & Disciplines
Total Pages 216
ISBN 9780786451616
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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. The intent is to provide a quick and easy way to learn to do library research. The exercises contained herein give students hands-on experience by applying rules stated in the text to situations that approach real “research problems.” Subjects addressed include a brief tour of the library; card catalogs and cataloging systems; filing rules; online public access catalogs; subject searching; bibliographies; book reviews and parts of a book; dictionaries; encyclopedias; handbooks; atlases; gazetteers; periodicals; newspapers; online database searching and reference sources; literature and criticism; e-books; government information and government documents; biographies; business, career and consumer information; non-print materials and special services; online computer use in libraries and schools; and hints for writing term papers. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

Basic Library Skills  5th ed
  • Author : Carolyn Wolf
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2010-03-22

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. The intent is to provide a quick and easy way to learn to do library research. The exercises contained herein give students hands-on

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Basic Library Skills
  • Author : Carolyn E. Wolf,Richard Wolf
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993

This brand new edition of this acclaimed work (an excellent introduction--Journal of Academic Librarianship; informative--ARBA; excellent--Public Libraries) provides a self-contained, short course in essential library skills for patrons of college, high school and public libraries. Subjects addressed include the card catalog and cataloging systems; online public access catalogs; subject headings;

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Recommended Reference Books for Small and Medium sized Libraries and Media Centers
  • Author : Shannon Graff Hysell
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 2007

An annotated bibliography listing general reference works as well as those on social sciences, humanities, and science and technology

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  • Author : Shannon Graff Hysell
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 2007

For the past three decades, ARBA has kept librarians up to date on the latest reference materials by providing high-quality, critical reviews. The 2007 edition of ARBA continues this great tradition by providing users with access to 1,600-plus reviews of both print and online resources, written by more than 400 academic, public,

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The School Library Manager  5th Edition
  • Author : Blanche Woolls,Ann C. Weeks,Sharon Coatney
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2013-12-09

This very readable text is updated to encompass the new role of school librarians in managing the digital world in libraries. • Presents up-to-date information and thorough revisions of a well-established and popular textbook • Highlights the teaching role of today's school librarian • Emphasizes the newest AASL standards, the Common Core standards,

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Reference and Information Services  An Introduction  5th Edition
  • Author : Linda C. Smith,Melissa A. Wong
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2016-08-29

Thoroughly updated, this is the essential guide to one of the most fundamental fields in the library profession. It links you—and through you, your patrons—to the significant changes that have occurred in reference and information sciences with emphasis on the growth of digital content. • Provides a comprehensive text

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Resources in Education
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989-07

Read online Resources in Education written by , published by which was released on 1989-07. Download full Resources in Education Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Basic Research Methods for Librarians
  • Author : Ronald R. Powell,Lynn Silipigni Connaway
  • Publisher : Libraries Unltd Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2004

Any library that does not have a copy of Basic Research Methods for Librarians ought to acquire this edition, and many library schools will want to put it on the list of required readings. It remains the best book on its subject.

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The Effects of Learning Modules on Teaching Library Skills to Doctoral Students in Education
  • Author : Ray Leon Morrison
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992

Read online The Effects of Learning Modules on Teaching Library Skills to Doctoral Students in Education written by Ray Leon Morrison, published by which was released on 1992. Download full The Effects of Learning Modules on Teaching Library Skills to Doctoral Students in Education Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and

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Guide to Reference Materials for School Library Media Centers
  • Author : Barbara Ripp Safford
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 1998

Lists the best reference materials in the arts and sciences that meet the needs of elementary, secondary, vocational, and junior college students and teachers.

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Basic Library Skills
  • Author : Carolyn E. Wolf
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006

"Provided is 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"--Provided by publisher.

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Basic Music Reference
  • Author : Alan Green,Michael J. Duffy, IV
  • Publisher : A-R Editions, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2012-11-01

Basic Music Reference is a quick-start guide designed to introduce library employees to the basic tools and techniques involved in answering questions related to music. As in every specialist subject area, music has its own terminology, but unlike most, it also has a multitude of formats—on paper and other

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The Wisconsin Library Media Skills Guide
  • Author : Wisconsin School Library Media Association
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1979

Read online The Wisconsin Library Media Skills Guide written by Wisconsin School Library Media Association, published by which was released on 1979. Download full The Wisconsin Library Media Skills Guide Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Basic Research Methods for Librarians  Fifth Edition
  • Author : Lynn Silipigni Connaway,Ronald R. Powell
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010-09-17

Addressed to practicing librarians and other information professionals, as well as master's and doctoral students in LIS programs, Basic Research Methods for Librarians, Fifth Edition specifically covers the research methodologies likely to be used by librarians, providing guidance on designing and conducting research and publishing research results. ||Like its predecessors,

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Storytelling  Art and Technique  5th Edition
  • Author : Janice M. Del Negro
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2021-06-30

This book serves as both a textbook and reference for faculty and students in LIS courses on storytelling and a professional guide for practicing librarians, particularly youth services librarians in public and school libraries. Storytelling: Art and Technique serves professors, students, and practitioners alike as a textbook, reference, and professional

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