Know it All, Find it Fast for Academic Libraries

Know it All, Find it Fast for Academic Libraries

By: Heather Dawson (author)Paperback

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A comprehensive and easy-to-use version of the best-selling Know it All, Find It Fast developed specifically for information professionals working in academic libraries, this will help you to tackle the questions most commonly asked by students, academics and researchers. A broad cross-disciplinary A-Z of themes including topics such as literature searching, plagiarism and using online resources are covered helping you to address anquery confidently and quickly. Each topic is split into three sections to guide your response: * typical questions listing the common enquiries you'll encounter * points to consider exploring the issues and challenges that might arise * where to look listing annotated UK and international resources in print and online including key organisations, scholarly bodies, digital libraries, statistical data and journal article indexes. Readership: This will prove an indispensable day-to-day guide for anyone working with students, academics and researchers in an academic library.

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About Author

Heather Dawson is an Academic Support Librarian in the Information Services Department of the LSE Library.

Contents

A * Accountancy * Acronyms and abbreviations * African studies * Anthropology * Archives * Art * Asian studies * Associations B * Banking * Bibliometrics * Biographical information * Book reviews * Business studies C * Careers guidance * Census research * Charities * Citing and referencing * Company and stock market information * Computer science * Conferences * Copyright * Country information and rankings * Courses * Criminology and criminal justice * Current awareness tools D * Development studies * Dictionaries * Diplomatic, consular and foreign service lists * Disabled students E * E-books * Economic history * Economics * Education * Election results * Electronic journals * Encyclopedias * Engineering * Environment * European union F * Films, documentaries and moving images * Freedom of information requests * Further education G * Geography * Government publications * Grants and funding H * Heads of state/heads of government * Higher education * History * Human rights I * Images and photographs * Information literacy * International organizations * International relations * International students J * Journal article indexes L * Languages * Latin american studies * Law * Legislation * Library catalogues * Literature * Literature searching M * Management * Maps * Market research * Marketing * Mathematics * Media studies * Medicine and nursing * Music N * Newspapers * Non-governmental organizations (ngos) O * Open access publishing and repositories * Opinion polls P * Parliaments/parliamentary proceedings * Philosophy * Plagiarism * Political science * Psychology Q * Qualifications * Quangos * Quotations R * Reference management tools * Religious studies and theology * Research councils S * Science * Slavonic and East European studies * Social research methods * Social welfare and social work * Sociology * Speeches * Sports studies * Standards * Statistical data * Student unions T * Theses and dissertations * Think-tanks/policy institutes * Tourism and hospitality * Trade unions * Treaties U * United nations V * Volunteering W * Women's studies * Working papers * Writing and style guides

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/10/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781856047593
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781856047593
  • ISBN10: 1856047598

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