Directories In Print

Author: Gale Group
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787630140
Size: 60.30 MB
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The most comprehensive source in its field, the 7th edition of Directories in Print describes approximately 15,500 active rosters, guides and other print and nonprint address lists published in the United States and worldwide. Hundreds of additional directories (defunct, suspended and directories that cannot be located) are cited, with status notes, in the title/keyword index.

Directories In Print

Author: Dawn DesJardins (editor)
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780787624026
Size: 65.27 MB
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Reference And Information Services

Author: Richard E. Bopp
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1591583748
Size: 51.78 MB
Format: PDF
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Reflecting the dramatic changes shaped by rapidly developing technologies over the past six years, this new fourth edition of "Reference and Information Services" takes the introduction to reference sources and services significantly beyond the content of the first three editions. In Part I, Concepts and Processes, chapters have been revised and updated to reflect new ideas and methods in the provision of reference service in an era when many users have access to the Web. In Part II, "Information Sources and Their Use," discussion of each source type has been updated to encompass key resources in print and on the Web, where an increasing number of freely available sources join those purchased or licensed by libraries. A number of new authors are contributors to this new edition, bringing to their chapters their experience as teachers of reference and as practitioners in different types of libraries. Discussions of services in Part I integrate digital reference as appropriate to each topic, such as how to conduct a reference interview online using instant messaging. Boxes interspersed in the text are used to present scenarios for discussion, to highlight key concepts, or to present excerpts from important documents. Discussions of sources in Part II place more emphasis on designing effective search strategies using both print and digital resources. The chapter on selection and evaluation of sources addresses the changing nature of reference collections and how to evaluate new types of sources. Each chapter concludes with an updated list of additional readings to guide further study. A new companion website will provide links to Web-accessible readings and resources as well as additional scenarios for discussion and example search strategies to supplement those presented in the text.

Corporate Business Library Benchmarks 2013 Edition

Author: Primary Research Group
Publisher: Primary Research Group Inc
ISBN: 1574402102
Size: 27.14 MB
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This 230+ page study looks at trends among corporate and other business libraries, such as those of MBA programs or trade associations. The report gives data on trends in spending, materials purchasing, employment, virtual library development, technology acquisitions, evolving role of the corporate librarian, use of internet resources and many other issues of interest to corporate and business librarians. Data is broken out for corporate and non-corporate business libraries, and also by library size and focus (sci-tech, business, etc.). For corporate libraries, the study presents per employee spending data on a range of library materials and services.

Discovering And Using Historical Geographic Resources On The Web

Author: Eva H. Dodsworth
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 081089145X
Size: 53.44 MB
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Historical geographic resources have traditionally been only accessible in print, and in person. But due to the popularity of online mapping and increased digitization, historical maps and other geographic resources are resurfacing, providing users with rich information publically accessible online. Discovering and Using Historical Geographic Resources on the Web provides library and archival staff, and their users, with information on how to locate, interpret, understand, and use these resources.

Athletics Investigation Handbook

Author: Michael Buckner
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595326765
Size: 16.30 MB
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The Athletics Investigation Handbook: A Guide for Institutions and Involved Parties During the NCAA Enforcement Process is a useful resource for college administrators, athletic conference commissioners, coaches, attorneys, private investigators, and other professionals involved in internal investigations of intercollegiate athletic programs. Author Michael L. Buckner uses his legal and investigative experiences representing colleges and universities, as well as comprehensive research, to guide readers through the internal investigation and NCAA enforcement processes. In the course of Athletics Investigation Handbook's detailed explanation of investigation strategies, techniques, and issues, Buckner shows college administrators and other professionals how to: Conduct an internal investigation, including collecting evidence and conducting interviews. Respond to an inquiry from the NCAA enforcement staff. Use best practices to an institution's or involved party's advantage in an internal investigation and infractions hearing.