Searching CD-ROM and Online Information Sources:

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$105.00
ALA Member: 
$ 94.50
Item Number: 
978-1-85604-388-5
Publisher: 
Facet Publishing, UK
Pages: 
352
Width: 
6"
Height: 
9"
  • Description

What skills do librarians and students need to make optimum use of CD-ROM and online sources? The first part of this comprehensive guide discusses the basics of information searching and the information problem-solving process using OPACs, CD-ROM’s, and online search services. It evaluates different types of services, including reference and current awareness information services, and highlights the basic tools essential for effective searching. The second part describes the search features of selected subject-specific sources, including science and technology, social sciences and humanities, business, legal, patent, health and government electronic information sources.