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By Carolyn M. Mulac

The all-in-one Reference reference you ve been anticipating, this
invaluable publication bargains a concise creation to reference sources
and providers for quite a few readers, from library employees members
who are requested to paintings within the reference division to managers
and others who desire to familiarize themselves with this important
area of librarianship. Written in an obtainable type and designed
for daily use, it provides an summary of the elemental instruments and
techniques of reference paintings, including

  • Reference companies, a piece addressing such important
    topics as phone reference, the reference interview, and
    electronic reference
  • Reference assets, chapters which specialise in types
    of reference instruments, together with encyclopedias, dictionaries,
    directories, handbooks, and almanacs
  • Appendixes with key records ready via the Reference and consumer providers Association
    (RUSA) and an annotated bibliography

a superb education device for either new and skilled employees, Fundamentals of Reference will
quickly develop into your primary reference!

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