7" x 10"
Year Published: 2014
AP Categories: A, B, C, D, I, J, Z
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Guide to Reference is a selective database organized by academic discipline and voted Best Professional Resource Database by Library Journal readers in 2012. Find out more about Guide to Reference.
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.
Essential General Reference
Introduction: Essential General Reference Sources
- Core Geography
- Government Publications
- Language Dictionaries
- Online General Reference Libraries
- Other General Reference Works
- The Web as Reference Tool
Library and Information Science
Introduction: Library and Information Science Sources
- General Works
- Professional Practice
About the Editors
Jo Bell Whitlatch, Faculty Emeritus, San Jose State University Library, serves as Division Editor for General Reference Works of the Guide to Reference.
Susan E. Searing, Interim Associate University Librarians for User Services at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, serves as Contributing Editor for the Library and Information Science section of the Guide to Reference.