Released on 2000-10Categories Abbreviations

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary

Author: Gale Research Company

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: STANFORD:36105002778822

Category: Abbreviations

Page: 1148

View: 346

Each volume separately titled: v. 1, Acronyms, initialisms & abbreviations dictionary; v. 2, New acronyms, initialisms & abbreviations (formerly issued independently as New acronyms and initialisms); v. 3, Reverse acronyms, initialisms & abbreviations dictionary (formerly issued independently as Reverse acronyms and initialisms dictionary).
Released on 2014Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Guide to Reference

Guide to Reference

Author: Jo Bell Whitlatch

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838912324

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

View: 524

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.
Released on 2020-08-31Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Strauss's Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers, 4th Edition

Strauss's Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers, 4th Edition

Author: Hal P. Kirkwood

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440851315

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 403

View: 799

This new edition of Strauss's guide helps users to find current information for and about businesses of all kinds—both private and public, U.S.-based and international—related to finance, investment, industries, and entrepreneurship. Strauss's Handbook of Business Information is a resource for finding and understanding business information. It contains explanation and instruction on the key facets of business information and provides detailed descriptions of key resources within both broad and specific categories. It can be used as a guide to further understanding the what, how, and why of business information research. The changing arena of business information requires regular updating and awareness. This new edition has been thoroughly updated with three new chapters: Entrepreneurship, Competitive Intelligence, and Corporate Social Responsibility. Other additions of note include subsections on internet and mobile marketing and tax havens and related issues; coverage of new legislation (e.g., Dodd-Frank); and subsections on index funds, investment communities, regulatory bodies and laws, hedge funds, venture capital companies, assessing risks, robo-advisors, and more. The Handbook is for students, faculty, librarians, and information professionals looking to gain a broader and deeper understanding of business information. Anyone needing to gain quick exposure to business information needs and resources for solutions will benefit from the volume as well. Uses comprehensive coverage to aid business librarians in finding exactly the right information their patrons need Features logical arrangement and integration online with print resources to make information easy to find Provides clear explanations that speak to reference librarians at public and academic libraries, and to students learning this field Serves as a helpful collection development resource for business information, as well as a trusted textbook
Released on 2012-02-14Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Strauss's Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers, 3rd Edition

Strauss's Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers, 3rd Edition

Author: Rita Moss

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781610692366

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 422

View: 850

Strauss's latest edition retains its place as an essential text for library students; an indispensable guide for practitioners in public, academic, and special libraries who deal with business inquiries; and a resource for entrepreneurs and business professionals.
Released on 2020-04-30Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 6th Edition

Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 6th Edition

Author: Melissa A. Wong

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440868849

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 748

View: 775

This revised and updated sixth edition of Reference and Information Services continues the book's rich tradition, covering all phases of reference and information services with less emphasis on print and more emphasis on strategies and scenarios. Reference and Information Services is the go-to textbook for MSLIS and i-School courses on reference services and related topics. It is also a helpful handbook for practitioners. Authors include LIS faculty and professionals who have relevant degrees in their areas and who have published extensively on their topics. The first half of the book provides an overview of reference services and techniques for service provision, including the reference interview, ethics, instruction, evaluation and assessment, and services to diverse populations including children. This part of the book establishes a foundation of knowledge on reference service and frames each topic with ethical and social justice perspectives. The second part of the book offers an overview of the information life cycle and dissemination of information, followed by an in-depth examination of information sources by type-including dictionaries, encyclopedias, indexes, and abstracts-as well as by broad subject areas including government, statistics and data, health, and legal information. This second part introduces the tools and resources that reference professionals use to provide the services described in the first half of the text. Reference and Information Services is a recognized textbook for information retrieval courses and updates the previous edition Editors and contributors are experts in the field Activity boxes engage readers and invite them to reflect on what they are learning and practice skills through real-life exercises Conscious integration of critical theory and social justice perspectives offers critical reflection on the standards and practices of the field and encourages readers to consider alternate perspectives
Released on 2016-08-29Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 5th Edition

Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 5th Edition

Author: Linda C. Smith

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440836978

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 894

View: 165

Thoroughly updated, this is the essential guide to one of the most fundamental fields in the library profession. It links you—and through you, your patrons—to the significant changes that have occurred in reference and information sciences with emphasis on the growth of digital content. • Provides a comprehensive text edited by two highly regarded experts in reference and academic librarianship, Linda C. Smith and Melissa A. Wong, with chapters written by some of the best minds in the library science field • Includes newly updated information that reflects today's realities in reference service with an indication of how reference service may be provided to meet changing patron needs in the future • Encompasses the effective use of print sources, free online sources, and fee-based sources • Features individual chapters that can be used for in-service staff training or in student course packs