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Library information sources thomson delmar learning

  1. 1. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 1
  2. 2. List all the library resources you might use to find the information you need. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 2
  3. 3. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 3
  4. 4.  Reference desk  Reference librarian  Reference source Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 4
  5. 5. Encyclopedia: A collection of detailed articles on a wide range of subjects. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 5 What general and subject-specific encyclopedias are useful in your specific field of study?
  6. 6. Dictionary: An alphabetical listing of words used for quick search of word or topic to find meaning, spelling, and pronunciation. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 6 What general and subject-specific dictionaries are useful in your specific field of study?
  7. 7. Directory: A collection of data that is organized to easily access. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 7 What directories are useful in your specific field of study?
  8. 8. Almanac: A publication that provides statistics, lists, figures, tables, and facts for a specific area. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 8 What almanacs are useful in your specific field of study?
  9. 9. Atlas: A collection of geographical, historical, and other descriptive information. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 9 What atlases are useful in your specific field of study?
  10. 10. Index: An alphabetical list that can be used to find information within a source. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 10 What kinds of indexes are useful in your specific field of study?
  11. 11. Ready reference: Resource typically kept at the reference desk in a library because of its frequent use. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 11 What ready references might you use at the library?
  12. 12. Handbook: Provides concise data in table or chart form on a specialized subject area. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 12 What handbooks are used in your field of study?
  13. 13. Thesaurus: A collection of synonyms, near-synonyms, antonyms, phrases, and slang terms for words. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 13 When might you use a thesaurus in your field of study?
  14. 14. Manual: Provides detailed and “how to” information on very specific topics. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 14 What manuals might you use in your field of study?
  15. 15. Style manual: A writing guide that provides guidelines for writing mechanics and documentation format. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 15 What style manual is commonly used in your field of study?
  16. 16. Periodical: A resource published on a regular or recurring basis. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 16 What are three periodicals you read regularly?
  17. 17. Scholarly journals: A periodical published by an educational institution or professional association containing peer- reviewed articles and other information. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 17 What scholarly journals apply to your field of study?
  18. 18. Popular magazines: A periodical published commercial entity providing information on topics of interest to the general public. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 18 What popular magazines apply to your field of study?
  19. 19. Trade publications: A periodical published for a specific industry or business. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 19 What trade publications are written for your field of study?
  20. 20. Newspapers: A periodical published for a local, regional, national, or international venue to cover events and news. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 20 What newspapers would be good to read to help you succeed in your career? Why?
  21. 21. Multimedia: A form other than print for library resources. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 21 What kinds of multimedia might you use from the library in your field of study?
  22. 22. Were there more or less resources in the library that you were aware of? Which of the resources we discussed might help you the most in your research? Are there any resources you think you would not use? Why? Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 22
  23. 23. Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) Databases The Internet Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 23
  24. 24.  WWW (World Wide Web)  Website  Web page  URL  Plugin  Home page  Navigation bar Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 24 Common Plugins Flash Quicktime Acrobat Reader RealMedia ieSpell AdShield
  25. 25.  Web browser  Search engines  Metasearch engines Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 25 Common Browsers Netscape Navigator Internet Explorer Mozilla Mozilla Firefox Opera What is your favorite search engine? Why?
  26. 26. Subject directory: A collection of links to a large number of Internet resources, typically highly organized. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 26 What Internet subject directories are useful in your field of study?
  27. 27.  Refdesk  Questia  Merriam-Webster Online  Gove Dictionary of Art  Encyclopedia.com  Occupational Outlook Handbook Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 27 What online reference resources are useful in your field of study?
  28. 28. Online periodicals: Full-text (or abstract only) presentations of periodicals accessible online free or for a fee. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 28 What online periodicals are available for your field of study?
  29. 29. Web portal: A site on the Internet that provides links to many different kinds of information. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 29 What Web portals are available and useful for your field of study?
  30. 30. Professional or Trade Organizations: Groups of professionals with similar interests or positions. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 30 What professional or trade organizations focus on your field of study? Which ones should you belong to?
  31. 31. The Research Process Primary and Secondary Information Library Information Sources Information Retrieval Systems Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 31

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