ERIC Number: ED198825
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-May
Reference Count: 0
HODGEPODGE: A Workshop. Proceedings (San Francisco, CA, February 22, 23, and 26, 1979).
Fowler, Thomas S., Ed.
Described on the agenda as "An Omnium Gatherum for Reference Librarians," this workshop presented by the staff of the Bay Area Reference Center (BARC) cites resources and explains search strategies used by BARC to respond to the types of questions most frequently submitted to them. Methods and tools that may be used by smaller libraries to answer similar questions are also cited. Topics addressed include flora and fauna, organizations and associations, vehicle repair, medical reference, quotations and poems, words and music, collectibles and antiques, place locations, how-to, several categories of foreign language questions, and the types of questions that can be answered using government publications or the inhouse indexes of special libraries. Related bibliographies are provided for most of the topics as well as the speaker's comments. (RAA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: San Francisco Public Library, CA. Bay Area Reference Center.