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New reference tools for librarians

Hans M. Zell

New reference tools for librarians

by Hans M. Zell

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Published by Maxwell in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and edited by Hans Zell ; preface by George Chandler.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20689095M

  Danika’s post that asked how well we would do on the bookseller’s quiz show got me thinking about some of the best questions I was asked when I worked as a reference librarian. Anyone who knows anything about libraries knows that all patron interactions are private and that librarians never, ever share information about those who ask questions or seek advice.   Improbable Libraries: A Visual Journey to the World’s Most Unusual Libraries by Alex Johnson. Not Free, Not for All: Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow by Cheryl Knott. The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer. Ron’s Big Mission by Rose Blue & Corinne J. Naden. The Abortion: An Historical Romance by Richard : Derek Attig.

  The Law Library Reference Desk (in Main Reading Room) is staffed by a rotation of eight librarians, and the librarian who assisted with a footnote at a first stage edit may not be there when you bring the same footnote to the Desk at a later stage. Sharing information saves time and avoids frustration. If possible, bring the complete article text and footnotes when you come to the : Annmarie Zell. Librarians in user services, such as reference and children's librarians, work with patrons to help them find the information they need. The job involves analyzing users' needs to determine what information is appropriate and searching for, acquiring, and providing the information.

Tools for Librarians. SAFE SPACE KIT. Designed to help educators create. safe spaces for LGBT youth in secondary schools (grades ). The Safe Space Kit includes book recommendations, tips for responding to “that’s so gay” and other anti-LGBT language, a guide to supporting youth who come out to you and more. Download a free copy.   With this growth in self-published materials, librarians, publishers, and vendors have been forced to rethink channels of production, distribution, and access as it applies to the new content. Self-Publishing and Collection Development: Opportunities and Challenges for Libraries addresses multiple aspects of how public and academic libraries Author: Ala Library.


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