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ERIC Number: ED247941
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Pages: 40
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Library Skills: A Self-Paced Workbook.
Tierney, Judith
This self-paced workbook is designed to introduce college students to the resources and facilities of the library and to providing the knowledge and skills necessary to do basic library research. Two introductory chapters include a library-specific tour with floor plans (the D. Leonard Corgan Library, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) and information about the Dewey Decimal classification system, location symbols, circulation procedures, materials locations, missing books, and reserve materials. The remaining chapters provide basic information on the following printed resources: (1) encyclopedias; (2) the card catalog; (3) periodicals and periodical indexes; (4) newspapers and newspaper indexes; (5) book review indexes; and (6) government publications. Almanacs, reference books on statistics, and biographies are briefly noted. Assignment sheets mentioned in the text are not included. (THC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A