Reference Sources for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries (Reference Sources for Small & Medium-Sized Libraries)
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The new seventh edition of Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries, now completely rewritten by a team of outstanding, experienced reference experts, addresses the revolution in reference publishing. It includes the best of the best and most affordable resources, web sites, CD-ROMS, and electronic databases, as well as print.The editors, each a subject matter expert, provide an introductory overview of their topics, then list their recommended selections with insightful annotations on each source. Specifications for each source (author/editor, publisher, format, price range, and Dewey and Library of Congress call numbers) make it easy to access the resources.Some of the broad topical and popular coverage includes: Business, Careers; Political Science, Law; Education; Words, Language; Science, Technology; Health, Medicine; and, Games, Sports.Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as a reference as well as a collection development tool, knowing it's backed by ALA's reputation for quality and tradition of excellence in reference selection.
American Library Association, 9780838909430, 329pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2008