Released on 1996Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Canadian Reference Sources

Canadian Reference Sources

Author: Mary E. Bond

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 077480565X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1102

View: 166

In parallel columns of French and English, lists over 4,000 reference works and books on history and the humanities, breaking down the large divisions by subject, genre, type of document, and province or territory. Includes titles of national, provincial, territorial, or regional interest in every subject area when available. The entries describe the core focus of the book, its range of interest, scholarly paraphernalia, and any editions in the other Canadian language. The humanities headings are arts, language and linguistics, literature, performing arts, philosophy, and religion. Indexed by name, title, and French and English subject. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Released on 2014Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, Sixth Edition

Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, Sixth Edition

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838911846

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 488

View: 682

Prepared in collaboration with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated, revised, and expanded edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print and electronic resources in the health sciences, helping librarians find the answers that library users seek. Included are electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, trustworthy electronic-only resources, and resources that library users can access from home or on the go through freely available websites or via library licenses. In this benchmark guide, the authors Include new chapters on health information seeking, point-of-care sources, and global health sources Focus on works that can be considered foundational or essential, in both print and electronic formats Address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections When it comes to questions involving the health sciences, this valuable resource will point both library staff and the users they serve in the right direction.
Released on 2019-01-14Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

ISBD(CR): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Serials and Other Continuing Resources

ISBD(CR): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Serials and Other Continuing Resources

Author: ISBD (S): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Serials

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110930757

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 123

View: 342

Revised from the ISBD(S): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Serials.
Released on 2007Categories

Author: Shannon Graff Hysell

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1591585252

Category:

Page: 740

View: 313

For the past three decades, ARBA has kept librarians up to date on the latest reference materials by providing high-quality, critical reviews. The 2007 edition of ARBA continues this great tradition by providing users with access to 1,600-plus reviews of both print and online resources, written by more than 400 academic, public, and school librarians who are experts in their field. With coverage of nearly 500 subject disciplines, ranging from the social sciences and humanities to science and technology, users are guaranteed to find information on the latest resources available in the areas they are most trying to expand their collection. With ARBA in hand, collection development librarians can manage their library's high standards of quality, and make the best use of their budget.
Released on 2011Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Reference and Information Services

Reference and Information Services

Author: Richard E. Bopp

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781591583745

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 769

View: 558

Part I. Concepts and Processes, History and functions of reference service: Ethical aspects of reference service; The reference interview; Organization of information and search strategies; Electronic resources for reference; Understanding electronic information systems for reference; Access-related reference services; Instruction; Training and continual learning for reference staff; Evaluation of reference services; Organizing and delivering reference and information services; Reference services for specific populations. -- Part II. Information Sources and their Use: Selection and evaluation of reference sources: Directories; Almanacs, yearbooks and handbooks; Biographical sources; Dictionaries; Encyclopedias; Geographical sources; Bibliographic sources; Index and abstracts; Government information and statistics sources.
Released on 2005-01-01Categories Literary Criticism

Reference Sources for Canadian Literary Studies

Reference Sources for Canadian Literary Studies

Author: Joseph Jones

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 080208740X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 488

View: 369

Reference Sources for Canadian Literary Studies offers the first full-scale bibliography of writing on and in the field of Canadian literary studies. Approximately one thousand annotated entries are arranged by reference genre, with sub-groupings related to literary genre.
Released on 2002-12-03Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Nonfiction Book Proposals Anybody can Write (Revised and Updated)

Nonfiction Book Proposals Anybody can Write (Revised and Updated)

Author: Elizabeth Lyon

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440624650

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

View: 658

Sign the contract…then write the book. The good news is that almost every nonfiction book published is sold by a proposal. In this comprehensive yet accessible guide, you will learn exactly what a proposal is, what it must contain, and how to pull yours together into an informative, persuasive selling package. Already a favorite for thousands of aspiring writers, this book has been revised and updated by Elizabeth Lyon to feature nearly two dozen actual proposals, plus: · Choosing a topic based on current trends and competing titles · Drafting the perfect concept statement—daring agents and editors to reject you · Defining and targeting your readership—then connecting with them · Preparing a table of contents and chapter summaries · Submitting exciting and well-written sample chapters · Writing query letters · Devising a marketing plan that will excite agents and publishers
Released on 1998-02-01Categories Reference

Canadian Books in Print 1998

Canadian Books in Print 1998

Author: Marian Butler

Publisher:

ISBN: 0802049095

Category: Reference

Page: 2446

View: 399

CBIP is the Only Complete Reference and Buying Guide to English-language Canadian books currently in print. The two volumes (Author/Title Index and Subject Index) and the microfiche editions are indispensable to the book profession. Since CBIP encourages submissions from the largest to the smallest publishers, the two volumes provide access to many titles not listed elsewhere. Containing 40,000 titles, of which 5,000 have a 1997 imprint, the Author/Title Index is extensively cross-referenced. The Subject Index lists the titles under 700 subject categories. Both books offer the most complete directory of Canadian publishers available, listing names, and standard book number prefixes, as well as the street, e-mail and web addresses of more than 4000 houses. CBIP is referred to constantly by order librarians, booksellers, researchers, and all those involved in book acquisition. As well, CBIP is invaluable as a record of the vast wealth of publishing and writing activity in the scientific, literary, academic, and arts communities across Canada.
Released on 2002-02Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Canadian Books in Print 2002

Canadian Books in Print 2002

Author: Edited by Butler Marian

Publisher:

ISBN: 0802049745

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1632

View: 867

CBIP is the complete reference and buying guide to English-language Canadian books currently in print; consequently, the Author and Title Index, Subject Index and microfiche editions are indispensable to the book profession. With submissions from both small and large publishers, CBIP provides access to titles not listed anywhere else. Containing more than 48,000 titles, of which approximately 4,000 have a 2001 imprint, the Author and Title Index is extensively cross-referenced. The Subject Index lists the titles under 800 different subject categories. Both books offer the most complete directory of Canadian publishers available, listing the names and ISBN prefixes, as well as the street, e-mail and web addresses of more than 4,850 houses. The quarterly microfiche service provides updated information in April, July and October. CBIP is constantly referred to by order librarians, booksellers, researchers, and all those involved in book acquisition. In addition, CBIP is an invaluable record of the vast wealth of publishing and writing activity in the scientific, literary, academic and arts communities across Canada. A quarterly subscription service including the annual Author and Title Index (March 2001) plus quarterly microfiche updates (April, July, and October 2001) is also available. ISBN 0802049567 $220.00 NET.
Released on 1997-09-01Categories Reference

The Canadian Style

The Canadian Style

Author: Public Works and Government Services Canada Translation Bureau

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781554883172

Category: Reference

Page: 312

View: 975

The revised edition of The Canadian Style is an indispensable language guide for editors, copywriters, students, teachers, lawyers, journalists, secretaries and business people – in fact, anyone writing in the English language in Canada today. It provides concise, up-to-date answers to a host of questions on abbreviations, hyphenation, spelling, the use of capital letters, punctuation and frequently misused or confused words. It deals with letter, memo and report formats, notes, indexes and bibliographies, and geographical names. It also gives techniques for writing clearly and concisely, editing documents and avoiding stereotyping in communications. There is even an appendix on how to present French words in an English text.