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Contemporary Thesaurus of Social Science Terms and Synonyms

Sara D. Knapp


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"... very helpful for its intended audience of both librarians and end users. Academic and large public libraries that provide or encourage electronic information retrieval will want this helpful aid". -- Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin

This reference helps users find meaningful words for natural language computer searching of bibliographic and textual databases in the social and behavioral sciences.

Greenwood, 9780897745956, 424pp.

Publication Date: January 26, 1993

About the Author

Sara D. Knapp is coordinator, Online Search Service at the University Library, the University at Albany, State University of New York. Her articles have appeared in Online, Database, The Reference Librarian, Behavioral and Social Sciences Librarian, Journal of Educational Technology Systems, The Journal of Academic Librarianship, RQ, and Library Quarterly. She is a founder and past chair of the MARS Section of the Reference and Adult Services Division of the American Library Association (ALA). Knapp was the 1984 recipient of ALAs Isadore Gilbert Mudge Citation for distinguished contributions to reference librarianship and was also a recipient of the (SUNY) Chancellors Award for Excellence in Librarianship.