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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
Stay up-to-date with the growing amount of reference resources available online How important is the World Wide Web to information retrieval and communication? Important enough that information professionals have seen students exit from their libraries en masse when Internet service was lost. Internet providers dominate the indexing and abstracting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This useful book helps reference librarians understand the information seeking needs and behaviors of the diverse groups of people in the communities they serve. With the increasing diversity of the American population, librarians striving to plan and deliver excellent reference services must enhance their understanding of how best to assist many types... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
Effectively assess whether any library is making good use of the reference/user service resources available today Libraries need to develop standards by which they can assess their individual performances in a larger context, and Assessing Reference and User Services in a Digital Age makes significant contributions to this ongoing discussion. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.00
Compare and contrast library reference models and more consumer-oriented models! Digital versus Non-Digital Reference: Ask A Librarian Online and Offline analyzes the quality of commercial Ask A Librarian (AskA) and tutorial services and how they compare to traditional library services. Edited by Jessamyn West?proprietor of librarian.net and the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.00
Explore ways to bring and keep your library?s electronic services up to date! From editor Di Su: ?Some years ago, if you were told that a library?s catalog would be available on a 24/7/365 basis, you?d think it was just another fiction. Perhaps as influential as Johannes Gutenberg?s invention of movable type printing, the Internet is one of the most... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 23.95
A daily diary of actual interactions between a reference desk librarian and his patrons Reference Librarianship documents a year in the life of a young librarian working in the ?trenches? at a library in the Midwestern United States. This one-of-a-kind book provides a daily diary of every librarian/patron transaction?no matter how mundane or absurd?to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00
A practical guide to the basic structure of STM information, describing in simple terms, with examples, how to locate what you need. Coverage includes: * How information is communicated * Beginning a search * Using bibliographic databases * Using the web for information * Obtaining and organising information * Keeping up to date * Future developments... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00
Over 160 librarians from across the United States and Canada attended the biennial LOEX-of-the-West conference on the campus of Woodbury University in Burbank, California from June 6-8, 2012. The conference theme, 'Creative Landscapes: Information Literacy for all Terrains', reflects the shear diversity of ways in which librarians across North... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
Learn effective ways to assess and evaluate reference services in YOUR library Innovation and the constant evolution of technology continually spur academic librarians to find superior ways to deliver high quality reference service to students, faculty, and researchers. Reference Assessment and Evaluation offers librarians and administrators a plethora... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
Save time and avoid trouble as you search the Internet for reliable resources Evolving Internet Reference Resources provides both beginning and experienced researchers with a comprehensive overview of the key information sources available online in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. This invaluable book is your guide to the best free and... more...