Walford's Guide to Reference Material: Science and technology

Author: Albert John Walford

Publisher: London : Library Association Pub.

ISBN: UOM:39015047531291

Category: Reference

Page: 712

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A revised and updated guide to reference material. It contains selective and evaluative entries to guide the enquirer to the best source of reference in each subject area, be it journal article, CD-ROM, on-line database, bibliography, encyclopaedia, monograph or directory. It features full critical annotations and reviewers' comments and comprehensive author-title and subject indexes. The contents include: mathematics; astronomy and surveying; physics; chemistry; earth sciences; palaeontology; anthropology; biology; natural history; botany; zoology; patents and interventions; medicine; engineering; transport vehicles; agriculture and livestock; household management; communication; chemical industry; manufactures; industries, trades and crafts; and the building industry.
Guide to Reference

Author: Jo Bell Whitlatch

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838912324

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

View: 665

Ideal for public, school, and academic libraries looking to freshen up their reference collection, as well as for LIS students and instructors conducting research, this resource collects the cream of the crop sources of general reference and library science information. Encompassing internet resources, digital image collections, and print resources, it includes the full section on LIS Resources from the Guide to Reference database, which was voted a #1 Best Professional Resource Database by Library Journal readers. Organized by topic and thoroughly indexed, this guide makes it a snap to find the right sources. It offers an appealing introduction to reference work and resources for LIS students and also serves as an affordable course book to complement online Guide to Reference access.
British Sources of Information

Author: P. Jackson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135794934

Category: History

Page: 772

View: 492

This comprehensive and versatile reference source will be a most important tool for anyone wishing to seek out information on virtually any aspect of British affairs, life and culture. The resources of a detailed bibliography, directory and journals listing are combined in this single volume, forming a unique guide to a multitude of diverse topics - British politics, government, society, literature, thought, arts, economics, history and geography. Academic subjects as taught in British colleges and universities are covered, with extensive reading lists of books and journals and sources of information for each discipline, making this an invaluable manual.
Information Sources in Science and Technology

Author: C. C. Parker

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9781483163024

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

View: 618

Information Sources in Science and Technology: A Practical Guide to Traditional and Online Use presents a selection of traditional and online methods of using information sources in science and technology, including people, organizations, literature, hosts, and databases. This text serves as a reference book that helps the reader choose sources of information and their guides, includes a routine for finding and using information, and offers tips on searching and obtaining literature in a usable form. This book is comprised of nine chapters and begins by explaining how to choose type(s) of information source that is likely to be most helpful. The chapters that follow present guides on people, organizations, and literature as sources of information. A chapter on information services focuses on those organizations that supply information or references to information that could be helpful. These services range from answering telephone queries to supplying collections of relevant documents, and from broadcast television information to direct connection with computer databases. The next chapters discuss ways of searching the literature and computer databases, obtaining literature in a usable form, and organizing and presenting information. This book concludes by considering current awareness or keeping up-to-date with information about recent developments. This monograph is intended for librarians and information officers, especially for those working in scientific or industrial environments, practicing scientists and engineers, and students associated with these professions.
Guide to Reference in Medicine and Health

Author: Christa Modschiedler

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838912218

Category: Computers

Page: 488

View: 690

Drawn from the extensive database of Guide to Reference, this up-to-date resource provides an annotated list of print and electronic biomedical and health-related reference sources, including internet resources and digital image collections. Readers will find relevant research, clinical, and consumer health information resources in such areas as Medicine Psychiatry Bioethics Consumer health and health care Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences Dentistry Public health Medical jurisprudence International and global health Guide to Reference entries are selected and annotated by an editorial team of top reference librarians and are used internationally as a go-to source for identifying information as well as training reference professionals. Library staff answering health queries as well as library users undertaking research on their own will find this an invaluable resource.
Guide for the Development and Management of Nursing Libraries and Information Resources

Author: Dorothy L. Moore

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0887377297

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 372

View: 380

A guide to the process of developing a nursing library, from library administration, resources and services, accreditation, budgeting, personnel management, and public relations to collection development and evaluation, cataloguing, special collections, and resource centers. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Victorian Studies

Author: Sharon W. Propas

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317216476

Category: History

Page: 317

View: 851

First published in 2006, this work is a valuable guide for the researcher in Victorian Studies. Updated to include electronic resources, this book provides guides to catalogs, archives, museums, collections and databases containing material on the Victorian period. It organises the vast array of reference sources by discipline to help researchers tailor their investigations.
Keyguide to Information Sources in Museum Studies

Author: Peter Woodhead

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0720121515

Category: Museum publications

Page: 244

View: 666

This revised and updated edition provides an integrated guide to the documentation, reference aids and key organizational sources of information about museums and museum studies worldwide. Part One provides an overview of museums and the literature about them. Part Two is an annotated bibliography, and Part Three is an international directory of organizations. A detailed index completes the work.