A-Z Common Reference Questions for Academic Librarians

This title will be available Fall 2019. You may place an order and the item will be shipped when it becomes available. Customers outside of North America (USA and Canada) should contact Facet Publishing for purchasing information.

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Item Number: 
978-1-78330-411-0
Published: 
2019
Publisher: 
Facet Publishing, UK
Pages: 
240
Width: 
6"
Height: 
9"
Format: 
Softcover
  • Description
  • About the Author
This book will help academic librarians tackle the questions most commonly asked by students, academics and researchers. A broad cross-disciplinary A-Z of themes including topics such as literature searching, plagiarism, and using online resources are covered, helping you to address a query confidently and quickly. Each topic is split into three sections to guide your response:
 
  • common inquiries encountered;
  • points to consider, with an exploration of the issues and challenges that might arise; and
  • guidance on where to look, listing annotated UK and international resources in print and online including key organizations, scholarly bodies, digital libraries, statistical data, and journal article indexes.
A-Z Common Reference Questions for Academic Librarians updates and expands the author’s previous book, Know it All, Find it Fast for Academic Libraries, and includes new sections on
 
  • blogging and social media;
  • text and data mining and data visualization;
  • assistive technology resources;
  • early career researchers;
  • impact measurement including bibliometrics, citation analysis, and journal rankings;
  • academic internet searching;
  • LGBT studies;
  • Middle East studies;
  • project management;
  • open access (OA) publishing;
  • research data management;
  • study skills; and
  • systematic reviews

 

Heather Dawson

Heather Dawson is an Academic Support Librarian in the Information Services Department of the LSE Library and the author of two books from Facet Publishing, UK.

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