Reference Skills for the School Library Media Specialist Tools and Tips

ISBN-10: 1586831909

ISBN-13: 9781586831905

Edition: 2nd 2005

Authors: Ann Marlow Riedling

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This updated edition is tailored specifically for the school library media specialist, focusing on reference processes, sources, services, and skills. It also offers useable, real-life examplesones media specialists can to refer to when particular reference situations arise in school library media centers. This new edition contains updated terminology and techniques, research processes and models, selection, evaluation, maintenance of reference sources, and addresses the vast changes in technology with a wealth of web-based tools and new print resources. Webliographies provide a value-added component to this book.
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 1/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Dedication
Introduction
What Is Reference All About?
Reference and the School Library: An Overview
Introduction
Reference Services
The Reference Process
Reference and Information Literacy
Research Problem-Solving Processes and Models
Reference and the Technology Connection
Conclusion
Useful Web Sites
Selection, Evaluation, and Maintenance of the Reference Collection
Introduction
What Do You Need? - The Selection Process
How Do You Know If It's Good? - The Evaluation Process
Collection Organization and Maintenance
Conclusion
Nuts and Bolts
Bibliographies
Introduction
Evaluation and Selection
Basic Sources
Webliography
Directories, Almanacs, Yearbooks, and Handbooks
Introduction
Evaluation and Selection
Basic Sources
Directories
Almanacs
Yearbooks
Handbooks
More Examples of Online Directories, Almanacs, Yearbooks, and Handbooks
Webliography
Biographical Sources
Introduction
Types of Biographical Sources
Evaluation and Selection
Basic Sources
Who's Who
Current Biographical Dictionaries
Author Sources and Literary Criticism
Retrospective Biographical Dictionaries
Conclusion
Webliography and Additional Examples of Online Biographical Resources
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Dictionaries
Introduction
Evaluation and Selection
Basic Sources
English Language Dictionaries
Foreign Language Dictionaries
Historical Dictionaries
Slang and Dialect Dictionaries
Thesauri
Specialty Dictionaries
Webliography
Geographical Sources
Introduction
Evaluation and Selection
Basic Sources
Current World Atlases
Historical Atlases
Thematic Atlases
Maps
Gazetteers and Other Geographical Sources
Additional Online Geographical Resources
Gazetteers
Atlases and Maps
Webliography
Indexes and Abstracts; Online Periodical Databases
Introduction
Evaluation and Selection
Basic Sources
Online Periodical Indexes
Specialized Indexes
Webliography
The Art of Questioning
The Reference Interview
Introduction
The Patron - The Student
The Setting
You - The School Library Media Specialist
Questions and Questioning
Types of Reference Interviews
Conclusion
Reference and the Web
The Web in Today's Reference Services
Introduction
The Web and Reference Services in School Library Media Centers
Useful Web sites
Scenarios and Exercises for School Library Media Specialists
Introduction
Special Notes to Instructors
Scenarios and Exercises
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Publisher Information
Glossary
Works Cited
Index
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