Reference and Information Services

Designed to complement every introductory library reference course, this is the perfect text for students and librarians looking to expand their personal reference knowledge, teaching failsafe methods for identifying important materials by matching specific types of questions to the best available sources, regardless of format. Guided by a national advisory board of educators and practitioners, this thoroughly updated text expertly keeps up with new technologies and practices while remaining grounded in the basics of reference work. Chapters on fundamental concepts, major reference sources, and special topics provide a solid foundation; the text also offers fresh insight on core issues, including ethics, readers' advisory, information literacy, and other key aspects of reference librarianship;selecting and evaluating reference materials, with strategies for keeping up to date;assessing and improving reference services;guidance on conducting reference interviews with a range of different library users, including children and young adults;a new discussion of reference as programming;important special reference topics such as Google search, 24/7 reference, and virtual reference; anddelivering reference services across multiple platforms As librarians experience a changing climate for all information services professionals, in this book Cassell and Hiremath provide the tools needed to manage the ebb and flow of changing reference services in today's libraries.

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  • Author : Kay Ann Cassell
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Pages : 448 pages
  • ISBN : 083891568X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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Reference and Information Services

Reference and Information Services
  • Author : Kay Ann Cassell ,Uma Hiremath
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 04 January 2019
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Designed to complement every introductory library reference course, this is the perfect text for students and librarians looking to expand their personal reference knowledge, teaching failsafe methods for identifying important materials by matching specific types of questions to the best available sources, regardless of format. Guided by a national advisory board of educators and practitioners, this thoroughly updated text expertly keeps up with new technologies and practices while remaining grounded in the basics of reference work. Chapters on fundamental concepts,

Introduction to Reference and Information Services in Today's School Library

Introduction to Reference and Information Services in Today's School Library
  • Author : Lesley S. J. Farmer
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 27 March 2014
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Students come to the school library every day with questions ranging from “How many people live in China?” to “I need to find out how the Sun began for my science paper.” Helping students find the answers to their questions is one of the most important responsibilities school librarians have. In Introduction to Reference and Information Services in Today's School Library, one of America’s premier school library educators covers the A-Z of both reference and information services for today’

Reference and Information Services in the 21st Century

Reference and Information Services in the 21st Century
  • Author : Kay Ann Cassell,Uma Hiremath
  • Publisher : Neal Schuman Pub
  • Release : 19 August 2022
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Identifying the resources in major subject areas and genres, this title it shows students how to approach the reference query by matching specific types of questions to the most appropriate format. It addresses reference management basics: selection and evaluation of material, management of the reference department, and future trends.

Reference and Information Services

Reference and Information Services
  • Author : Richard E. Bopp,Linda C. Smith
  • Publisher : Libraries Unltd Incorporated
  • Release : 19 August 1995
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Updated to reflect the latest trends in reference services and the newest sources commonly used for reference work, this long-awaited book offers you a state-of-the-art view of the concepts, theories, and practicalities of reference work today. A host of specialists have contributed to the collection. This new edition includes more detailed discussion of a wider range of reference-related services including interlibrary loan, document delivery, and readers' advisory services. There is also increased attention to ethical issues and a stronger focus

The Human Side of Reference and Information Services in Academic Libraries

The Human Side of Reference and Information Services in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Lesley Farmer
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 January 2007
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This book examines the questions: how academic libraries provide value-added reference and information services in the digital age. It provides best practices from a global perspective. The book starts by looking at the information needs and info-seeking behaviours of university students and faculty. Then it examines the use cycle: consumer, instruction, and producer. It examines the resource cycle: collection development, instructor, maintenance. What are the essential elements of reference: orientation, instruction, collaborative planning, products? Focuses on information needs and information-seeking

Reference and Information Services in the 21st Century

Reference and Information Services in the 21st Century
  • Author : Kay Ann Cassell,Uma Hiremath
  • Publisher : Neal Schuman Pub
  • Release : 01 January 2009
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Selected by educators nationwide as the best preparation for students and practitioners alike. Kay Ann Cassell and Uma Hiremath expand on their tremendously successful approach to reference service with this new second edition of their revolutionary text. This practical guide teaches failsafe methods for identifying important materials by matching specific types of questions to the best available sources regardless of format. There's a completely new chapter on using cutting-edge technology plus expanded coverage of marketing reference service, and providing chat

An Introduction to Reference Services in Academic Libraries

An Introduction to Reference Services in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Elizabeth Connor
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 January 2013
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An introductory text on various aspects of reference services—that requires your students to think! An Introduction to Reference Services in Academic Libraries is a comprehensive textbook that presents compelling case studies and thought-provoking essays that teach the principles of reference services. Eighteen authorities from private and public academic libraries around the United States offer unique perspectives and solid information in an active learning format that requires students to think and learn. The book provides a stimulating starting point for

Library Reference Services and Information Literacy: Models for Academic Institutions

Library Reference Services and Information Literacy: Models for Academic Institutions
  • Author : Cordell, Rosanne M.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 June 2013
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As classrooms and universities strive to adapt their instructional methods to an ever progressing technological age, it is imperative that academic libraries also revisit the ways in which reference and instruction services are organized and implemented. Library Reference Services and Information Literacy: Models for Academic Institutions not only advocates for a more intentional integration of reference and instructional services, but it also provides organizational background, staff objectives, and various successes and challenges that have already been experienced by real institutions.

Information Brokers and Reference Services

Information Brokers and Reference Services
  • Author : Robin Kinder,William A. Katz,Bill Katz
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 19 August 1988
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The contradictory yet complementary relationship between libraries and information brokers is examined in this stimulating volume. Since its escalation in the 1960s, information brokering has challenged the role of the library in society. Librarians discuss their concerns about information brokers--the impact of brokers on reference services, the competence of brokers, abuse of library services by brokers, and whether libraries should provide competing fee-based services. Brokers share their own view as “entrepreneurs,” providing background, offering advice, and explaining the risks involved

Numeric Data Services and Sources for the General Reference Librarian

Numeric Data Services and Sources for the General Reference Librarian
  • Author : Lynda Kellam,Katharin Peter
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 26 May 2011
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The proliferation of online access to social science statistical and numeric data sources, such as the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Fact Finder, has lead to an increased interest in supporting these sources in academic libraries. Many large libraries have been able to devote staff to data services for years, and recently smaller academic libraries have recognized the need to provide numeric data services and support. This guidebook serves as a primer to developing and supporting social science statistical

INFORMATION SOURCES, SERVICES AND SYSTEMS

INFORMATION SOURCES, SERVICES AND SYSTEMS
  • Author : GURDEV SINGH
  • Publisher : PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
  • Release : 10 January 2013
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Reference and information services are considered an important activity of a modern library. This comprehensive and student-friendly book discusses in detail different types of information and reference sources and services, such as encyclopaedias, directories, yearbooks, dictionaries, geographical sources, biographical sources, statistical sources and handbooks. The book is organised into four parts. Part I deals with various types of information sources such as documentary and non-documentary sources. Part II discusses different types of reference services, organisation of reference section and the

Reference and Instructional Services for Information Literacy Skills in School Libraries, 3rd Edition

Reference and Instructional Services for Information Literacy Skills in School Libraries, 3rd Edition
  • Author : Scott Lanning
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 28 May 2014
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Students need to be able to distinguish good information from bad. This book gives you the tools to transmit those essential skills to your students. • Covers theories of information behavior, models of information literacy, and provision of reference services in various mediums • Emphasizes reference and instructional services and examines the impact of the Common Core State Standards on reference services in schools • Explains how to conduct the reference interview

International Aspects of Reference and Information Services

International Aspects of Reference and Information Services
  • Author : Bill Katz
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 19 August 1987
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A stimulating and informative appraisal of the international librarianship scene and the reference service function. Experts discuss how international reference services can be improved to facilitate true exchange of information around the world. They look squarely at problems and provide answers to a host of pertinent questions, such as information counseling and policies, reference services and global awareness, integrating a central reference international studies program, and more.

Reference Service

Reference Service
  • Author : S. R. Ranganathan
  • Publisher : Ess Ess Publication
  • Release : 01 April 2006
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"Works of Dr. Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan (S.R. Ranganathan) need no introduction. They are renowned not because they cover certain facet of library and information science, but because they have been written by the father of library science in india, Dr. Ranganathan. These library science classics have been reprinted to make Dr. Ranganathan's work available to the current generation of librarians and for those to come."

Finance, Budget, and Management for Reference Services

Finance, Budget, and Management for Reference Services
  • Author : Ruth A. Fraley,Bill Katz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 December 2019
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The library budget, a topic of primary importance to the reference librarian, is thoroughly examined in this book, first published in 1988. Experts offer insightful suggestions for reference librarians to understand and take responsibility for budget issues, directly and indirectly. They address the ability to explain the budget - which actually entails explaining the collection, the services, and the process in place for managing the fiscal resources - a necessary skill for any reference librarian faced with looming budget cuts. Providing