Título: Reference and Information Services: An ...
Editorial: Libraries Unlimited Inc
Año de publicación: 1991
Condición del libro: Good
This text is designed to provide the beginning student of library and information science with an overview of the most important tools for general reference work and the concepts and theory behind today's reference services. Part I deals with concepts and theory and is topical. It covers such areas as ethical aspects of reference service, reference interview, the principles and goals of library instruction, bibliographic control and search strategies, training and continuing education for reference staff, the evaluation of reference services, and the management of these services. In many cases specific applications in different types of libraries are pointed out. Expanded coverage of electronic reference service is provided by two full chapters devoted to basic principles and current trends in this area. A separate chapter covers unique approaches to reference service for special groups. Part II describes the general principles and sources for selecting and evaluating reference tools and the princiAbout the Author:
RICHARD E. BOPP, retired, was Associate Professor of Library Administration, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign.
LINDA C. SMITH is Professor and Associate Dean, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign. She serves on the editorial board of Library Quarterly. She received the Isadore Gilbert Mudge R. R. Bowker Award for distinguished contribution to reference librarianship and was named a Distinguished Teacher/Scholar.
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