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Books in Print


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Short presentation to librarians explaining how to use Books in Print online for collection development.

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Books in Print

  1. 1. Using Books in Print for Collection Development Stephanie Willen Brown Electronic Resource Librarian June 18, 2007
  2. 2. Books in Print Basic Search
  3. 3. Results
  4. 4. Book Reviews
  5. 5. Advanced Search
  6. 6. Review Search Tips <ul><li>Use Keyword in subject to get words that appear in the LCSH </li></ul><ul><li>Limit by Publication Year to just get current (past 2-3 years) titles </li></ul><ul><li>To find any reviews: Review Source = * </li></ul><ul><li>Sample Searches: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Review Source: * [and] Keyword in Subject: finance; Year: From 2006 To 2007 = 306 results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review Source: choice [and] Keyword in Subject: nursing; Year: From 2005 To 2007 = 28 results </li></ul></ul>Note: use the “Revise Search” button rather than the back button!
  7. 7. Find Out @ New Books <ul><li>Generate search you want to save / get alerts </li></ul><ul><li>Click <Save my search> </li></ul><ul><li>Create account & login </li></ul><ul><li>Complete grey form </li></ul>
  8. 8. View / Edit / Modify Alerts