Basic Reference Sources: A Self-study Manual

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Scarecrow Press, 1990 - Education - 319 pages
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First published in 1971, with 20,000 copies sold, this is a self-paced introduction to general reference/information sources. The new fourth edition brings information about the sources up to date as of late 1988, adding or deleting some titles where appropriate.

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This edition includes information through late 1988, adding or deleting titles where deemed appropriate. Primarily designed for library science courses on basic reference/information sources, the manual is also suitable for use in staff development and continuing education programs.-- KRAD Read full review


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\Margaret Taylor is a lecturer at the University of Michigan School of Information & Library Studies. She teaches courses in basic and subject reference materials and services and has done research on book availability and library use.

Ronald R. Powell, an associate professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Library and Informational Science, has taught courses on basic reference materials and services and on bibliographic instruction and is the co-author of Success in Answering Reference Questions: Two Studies (Scarecrow, 1987)

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