The New Walford Guide to Reference Resources: Volume 2: The Social Sciences

The New Walford Guide to Reference Resources: Volume 2: The Social Sciences

By: Ray Lester (editor), Heather Dawson (editor), Helen Edwards (editor), Peter Clinch (editor), Susan Tarrant (editor)Hardback

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Description

The New Walford highlights the best resources to use when undertaking a search for accurate and relevant information, saving you precious time and effort. For those looking for a selective and evaluative reference resource that really delivers on its promise, look no further. In addition to print sources, The New Walford naturally covers an extensive range of e-reference sources such as digital databanks, digital reference services, electronic journal collections, meta-search engines, networked information services, open archives, resource discovery services and websites of premier organizations in both the public and private sectors. But rather than supplying a list of all available known resources as a web search engine might, The New Walford subject specialists have carefully selected and evaluated available resources to provide a definitive list of the most appropriate and useful. With an emphasis on quality and sustainability the subject specialists have been careful to assess the differing ways that information is framed and communicated in different subject areas. As a result the resource evaluations in each subject area are prefaced by an introductory overview of the structure of the relevant literature. This ensures that The New Walford is clear, easy-to-use and intuitive. Editorial Board Chair: Ray Lester Peter Clinch; Helen Edwards; Heather Dawson; Susan Tarrant Subject Specialists Wendy Buckle; Patricia Budgen; Peter Chapman; Sheila Corrall; Jonathan Cowley; Heather Dawson; Gillian Dwyer; Tracey Ellis; Gwyneth Price; Lynne Seddon; Angela Upton Compiled by leading subject specialists from internationally renowned organizations, Volume 2 covers 15 broad subject groupings: Social Sciences (generic) Psychology Sociology Social Work & Social Welfare Politics Government Law Finance, Accountancy & Taxation Industries & Utilities Business & Management Education & Learning Sport Media & Communications Information & Library Sciences Tools for Information Professionals.

About Author

Ray Lester was formerly Head of Library and Information Services at the Natural History Museum.

Contents

* Social Sciences (generic)* Psychology* Sociology* Social Work & Social Welfare* Politics* Government* Law* Finance, Accountancy & Taxation* Industries & Utilities* Business & Management* Education & Learning* Sport* Media & Communications* Information & Library Sciences* Tools for Information Professionals.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781856044981
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 848
  • ID: 9781856044981
  • weight: 686
  • ISBN10: 185604498X

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