ERIC Number: ED265874
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Library Resources: A Self-Paced Workbook for the University of Arkansas Libraries. [Revised].
Dew, Stephen H.
Successful completion of this self-paced library workbook is a course requirement of all second semester freshman English students at the University of Arkansas. The workbook contains 18 chapters. A brief introduction and instructions for using the workbook precede the library tour in Chapter 1, and the remaining 17 chapters discuss specific library resources or services. Each chapter includes an introduction explaining the material covered and is accompanied by a set of questions peculiar to each individual workbook. Subjects covered by the workbook include: (1) author and title approaches to the card catalog; (2) subject approach to the card catalog; (3) Library of Congress Classification; (4) locating and checking out books; (5) periodical indexes; (6) periodicals; (7) book review indexes; (8) newspapers and newspaper indexes; (9) audiovisual materials; (10) encyclopedias; (11) dictionaries; (12) sources of biographical information; (13) almanacs and statistical sources; (14) maps, atlases, and gazetteers; (15) special collections; (16) government documents; and (17) the reserve reading room. Floor plans of the various areas of the library and examples of catalog cards and assignments are provided. (Author/THC)
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Libraries, Higher Education, Library Facilities, Library Instruction, Library Materials, Library Services, Library Skills, Workbooks
University of Arkansas Libraries, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville. Mullins Library.