How to Use a Research Library

How to Use a Research Library

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This guide provides essential information on locating and using materials from research libraries anywhere in the world. Based on the research libraries of the New York Public Library, but applicable to all major libraries, this handbook will serve as a tool for beginners and experienced researchers alike, including students, writers, business people, and journalists. BL Includes step-by-step examples BL Describes the layout and cataloging systems of research libraries and the most efficient methods of library research BL Provides information on cataloging systems and how to use them with emphasis on new computer databases, online computer search, and the inter-library loan system BL Explains how to locate materials using bibliographies, reference books and magazine and newspaper indices BL Discusses various approaches to library research and research rules of thumb BL Contains appendices on the world's major research librariesshow more

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  • Hardback | 174 pages
  • 140 x 200 x 16mm | 352g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • 39 figures
  • 019504245X
  • 9780195042450

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