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  • Annie Thomas
    LIBR 210-11
    Professor: Tash
    Team: 6
    Yearbooks
  • What are Yearbooks ?
    An annual documentary, historical, or memorial publication containing information
    Yearbooks are annual documentary, historical, or memorial publications containing information about the previous year. Yearbooks are usually shelved in the reference collection.
  • The Statesman’s Yearbook (Print Version)
    The Statesman’s Yearbook is a compilation of information on different countries and their social and economic history such as:
    Key Historical Events
    Past Leaders
    Territory and Population
    City Profiles
    Social Statistics
    Climate
    Constitution and Government
    Government and Chronology
    Recent Elections
    Current Administration
    Current Leaders
    Defence
  • The Statesman’s Yearbook (Online Version)
    • This version of the statesman‘s yearbook is online at http://www.statesmansyearbook.com/public/
    • At this site one thing to remember is you need to be a subscriber to access the information.
    • Most Libraries and Universities will have the statesman yearbook available through their database for their patrons and students.
  • Science & Technology (Print Version)
    The McGraw-Hill Yearbook has been recognized as the leading international scientific encyclopedia. It serves as the continuing reference needs of professionals, students, librarians, technical writers, editors and the general public.
    Alphabetization (Agriculture – Zoology)
    Cross-Reference – every article has one or more cross-references set in CAPITALS and SMALL CAPITALS. The references offer the user the option of seeking other articles in the book for related information.
    Measurement Units - the volume is set for readers who prefer the U.S. Customary system or the International System of Units (SI), most measurements in the Encyclopedia are given in dual units. The measurement system and its conversion tables are located in the Appendix.
  • Science & Technology
    Contributors – the author of each article is specified and its conclusion in the form of the contributor’s full name and affiliation may be found in the “Contributor” section at the front of the volume.
    Bibliographies and Data Bases - Titles are grouped by subject area. Data bases listed provides the names of the data bases, a description of its contents, and the names of the producer and distributor.
    Appendix – the appendix includes measurement tables, mathematical notation, electronic symbols, a detailed periodic table, abbreviations, taxonomic classification, and a biographical listing of scientists.
    Index – the index offers over 30,000 entry index offers the reader the time saving convenience of being able to quickly turn to the index rather than encyclopedia via article titles only.
  • The McGraw Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology
    • There seems to be no online version of the McGraw Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology that’s free, however you may find it at a public library or academic library.
  • Encyclopedia of Science & Technology (online version)
    • This version of the encyclopedia of science & technology is a combined version with the McGraw Hill Science and technology.
    • This is located at: http://mhest.com/search.php
    • When you access this site you have the choice to search for information in the yearbook indexes (1999-2008) or the encyclopedia.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook
    The "center-pieces" of the system are the sixteen encyclopedic MMYs themselves, which provide price, publisher, level and other factual information about the tests; entire or excerpted test reviews; references; and references to articles which have employed or commented on the tests. The MMY monographs (Personality, Intelligence, Reading) are derived from the MMYs. Tests in Print VI serves as a master index to all in-print tests and out-of-print tests (cumulative back to TIP V)
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook (Online Version)
    The website:
    http://www.library.pitt.edu/articles/database_info/mmy.html
    Mental Measurements yearbooks are designed to assist professionals in selecting and using standardized tests. The series, initiated in 1938, provides factual information, critical reviews, and comprehensive bibliographic references on the construction, use and validity of all tests published in English.
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  • Mental Measurements Yearbook (Online Version)
    The website:
    http://web.ebscohost.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/ehost/search?vid=1&hid=106&sid=3e1e13fe-11fe-46ff-9f86-013a29caf5af%40sessionmgr102
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook
    • Mental measurements yearbook is updated every six months to ensure timely access to new test information and to eliminate out-dated descriptions and reviews when new ones are available.
    •  Valuable resource for academic and professional libraries, the yearbook provides a convenient tool for educators, counselors, psychologists, personnel directors, lawyers, and medical professionals to locate and evaluate testing instruments.
  • “How to use the Mental Measurement’s Book” (provided by You-Tube)
  • CIA World Fact Book (online)
    The World Fact book provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. The Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
  • United Nations Yearbook
    The Yearbook is the principal reference work of the United Nations and provides a detailed overview of the Organization's activities.
    ThisYearbook is fully indexed and includes all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions.
  • United Nations Yearbook
    The United Nations Yearbook is broken up into six different sections such as:
    • Political and security questions
    • Human rights,
    • Economic and social questions
    • Legal questions,
    • Institutional, administrative and budgetary questions
    • Intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations
    Appendices and Indices
  • United Nations Yearbook (Online Version)
    • http://www.un.org/en/
    • In this online version of the United Nations Yearbook there is no need to be subscriber; it’s free to the public.
  • Comparing the statesman’s yearbook and the CIA fact book
    Can access it online 24/7
    Provides general information about its contents in that it provides more quick facts about its contents.
    The statesman’s yearbook cannot be accessed online except through subscription.
    Statesman’s go into more detail about its contents. For example gives more information about a certain country.
  • Question
    If a patron were looking for the Gross National Product (GNP) of India, where would it be found?
     
    A. Statesman’s Yearbook
    B. CIA Fact book Yearbook
    C. Mental Measurements Yearbook
    D. McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology
  • Answer to the Question
    If a patron were looking for the Gross National Product (GNP) of India, where would it be found?
     
    B. CIA Fact book Yearbook *
  • References
    http://www.statesmansyearbook.com/public/
    http://mhest.com/search.php
    http://www.library.pitt.edu/articles/database_info/mmy.html
    http://web.ebscohost.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/ehost/search?vid=1&hid=106&sid=3e1e13fe-11fe-46ff-9f86-013a29caf5af%40sessionmgr102
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
    http://www.un.org/en/