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How to Use the Library: A Reference and Assignment Guide for Students

How to Use the Library: A Reference and Assignment Guide for Students

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The key ingredients for using a library effectively are outlined in this easy-to-use guide. Middle and high school students are provided with the basics on how a library is organized, how to find materials, and how to perform research to complete their homework assignments. Common core library reference sources are annotated to aid the user in finding the most useful resource, and a keyword index helps students connect homework and term paper subjects with the reference works most likely to supply the needed information. Librarians will find that his volume not only aids their student users in achieving more productive research results, but it is also a useful tool for developing their collections to fulfill their students' needs. Information on using the Internet and other electronic sources is also provided.

Author: Frank Ferro, Nolan Lushington
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Published: 07/30/1998
Pages: 336
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.43lbs
Size: 9.21h x 6.14w x 0.81d
ISBN: 9780313301070

Review Citation(s):
Library Journal 01/01/1999 pg. 169

About the Author

FRANK FERRO is the Chief of Public Services at the Norwalk, Connecticut Public Library. He has served as a public librarian since 1977 and was head of the Information Department from 1987 to 1997.

NOLAN LUSHINGTON is Associate Professor of Library Science at Southern Connecticut State University. He has worked as a library consultant for over 15 years and has published books on library design.

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