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  1. 1. Print Resources Commonly used ready reference resources
  2. 2. Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary <ul><li>Definitions, spelling, pronunciation, etymologies </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign words and phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Biographical names </li></ul><ul><li>Geographical names </li></ul><ul><li>Forms of address </li></ul><ul><li>Signs and symbols </li></ul><ul><li>A handbook of style </li></ul><ul><li>www.m-w.com </li></ul>
  3. 3. Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary
  4. 4. Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary
  5. 5. N.A.D.A. <ul><li>Used car values </li></ul><ul><li>Covers anywhere from a 6 to an 11 year period, listed on the front cover </li></ul><ul><li>Updated throughout the year </li></ul><ul><li>Also available online at www.nada.com </li></ul>
  6. 6. N.A.D.A. <ul><li>Clean Trade-In </li></ul><ul><li>Body Type </li></ul><ul><li>Model No. </li></ul><ul><li>M.S.R.P. </li></ul><ul><li>Weight </li></ul><ul><li>Loan </li></ul><ul><li>Clean Retail </li></ul>
  7. 7. N.A.D.A.
  8. 8. Key Maps <ul><li>Street Maps </li></ul><ul><li>HOV Lane Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Building index </li></ul><ul><li>Street index </li></ul><ul><li>Look up street name in alphabetical list, which points to page number and square letter for location </li></ul><ul><li>Comparable website: maps.google.com </li></ul>
  9. 9. Consumer Reports <ul><li>Brief overviews of various products </li></ul><ul><li>4-year index references reviews in past issues </li></ul><ul><li>Website allows access to issue index and some content, but full access allowed only for paying members </li></ul><ul><li>HCPL has a database subscription through Masterfile Premier </li></ul>
  10. 10. Consumer Reports
  11. 11. Consumer Reports
  12. 12. Consumer Reports
  13. 13. Texas Almanac <ul><li>State profile </li></ul><ul><li>Government information – state, local, and federal (relative to Texas) </li></ul><ul><li>County and city statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul>
  14. 14. Cole Directory <ul><li>Also known as the “Criss Cross” directory </li></ul><ul><li>Find persons or places by address or telephone number </li></ul><ul><li>HCPL Business database Reference USA a comparable online resource </li></ul>
  15. 15. Cole Directory Sections for marketing purposes
  16. 16. Cole Directory <ul><li>Find names and numbers by street address </li></ul><ul><li>Several volumes list addresses by area (Suburban directory) </li></ul><ul><li>Find names and addresses by phone number </li></ul>
  17. 17. Literary Criticism <ul><li>Nineteenth Century (NCLC), Twentieth Century (TCLC), and Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC) </li></ul><ul><li>Single volume indexes for each – Ready Reference </li></ul><ul><li>Counterpart online databases: Contemporary Literary Criticism Select and Literature Resource Center </li></ul>

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