Crash course in reference

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Ford (San Jose State U.) has written this straightforward guide to simply instruct students, teachers and researches on the basics of using a reference service in a library. The author explains the general purpose of these services, and how to join a reference network in order to establish a more efficient protocol for research. Additional material is presented for librarians on how to build and maintain a reference collection as well. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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table_of_contents What is reference service? -- Communicating with your patrons -- Building and maintaining a reference collection -- Searching print and electronic sources -- Finding books : library catalogs and bibliographies -- Finding articles : indexes and databases -- Finding background information and definitions : encyclopedias and dictionaries -- Finding facts fast : ready reference -- Using the Web to reach your patrons and help them find information -- Reference ethics and reference policies -- Networking with other libraries and librarians -- For more information.
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