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ERIC Number: ED233726
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 66
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Library Skills Workbook. First Edition.
Morrison, Ray L.; Nollen, Terrence
This self-instructional workbook provides information and exercises on library skills for undergraduate students at Pittsburg State University in Kansas. Lesson units cover: (1) a self-guided walking tour of the library; (2) checkout policies; (3) the Dewey Decimal classification system and book arrangement; (4) Library of Congress subject headings; (5) use of the card catalog; (6) use of encyclopedias; (7) use of dictionaries; (8) location of book reviews; (9) use of almanacs and other statistical sources; (10) location of biographical information; (11) use of atlases and gazetteers; (12) use of periodical indexes and location of periodicals; (13) use of the "New York Times Index"; (14) the contents of available pamphlet files; (15) use of the "Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications" and location of government documents; (16) library special collections, which contain materials primarily dealing with Southeast Kansas; (17) special library services, including online reference searches and interlibrary loans; and (18) a search strategy for locating information. A flow chart for this search strategy and a map of the library are provided. Each unit also contains multiple-choice exercises which must be successfully completed as a requirement for a Composition 102 course. (ESR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Library of Congress Subject Headings