The New Walford Guide to Reference Resources: Volume 2: The Social Sciences (9th ed.)

The New Walford Guide to Reference Resources: Volume 2: The Social Sciences (9th ed.)

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

Editorial Board:Chair: Ray Lester BSc PhD FCLIP FLS FRSAPeter Clinch LLB PhD, Information Specialist, Law Library, Cardiff UniversityHeather Dawson BA MA DipLib MCLIP, Assistant Librarian, London School of Economics LibraryHelen Edwards BA DipLib, Head of Information Services, London Business SchoolSusan Tarrant BA MCLIP, Academic Liaison Librarian, Senate House Library, University of London.

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
  • ISBN10: 185604498X
  • edition: 9th ed.

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