Author: Jo A. Cates

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1563083744

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 344

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This critically annotated guide to English-language reference literature of print and broadcast journalism covers sources from the late 1960s through 1995, with some from 1996. Annotations are descriptive and evaluative, containing exhaustive cross-references. Nearly 90% of the entries are new or substantially revised, and there is a new chapter on commercial databases and Internet sources. Arranged by type of reference work, the other chapters include bibliographies and bibliographic guides; encyclopedias; dictionaries; abstracts, indexes, and databases; biographical sources; directories and yearbooks; review sources; catalogs; handbooks and manuals; stylebooks and books of English-language usage; core periodicals; miscellaneous sources; professional organizations; and research centers. Written for librarians in search of a collection development tool and for students and other beginning researchers in journalism, the book is also useful for print and broadcast journalists wanting to learn more ab

The Oxford Guide to Library Research

The Oxford Guide to Library Research

Author: Thomas Mann

Publisher: OUP USA

ISBN: 9780195189971

Category: Education

Page: 317

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Outlines several resources and search strategies for researchers, including encyclopedias, subject headings, library catalogs, browsing, keyword searches, citation searches, and published bibliographies.