ERIC Number: ED270363
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Introduction to Library Research Methods in Women Studies.
Baum, Nathan; And Others
Prepared as a guide to assist students with library research methods for women's studies course work, the document is divided into five chapters. Chapter one explains how to find books on a specific topic using the subject catalog at Stony Brook's Melville Library. Using a question and answer format the topics covered include subject catalog location, "Library of Congress List of Subject Headings," subject catalog subdivisions, and catalog card tracings. Chapter two discusses how to find journal and newspaper articles using periodical indexes, bibliographic citations, library periodical holdings cards, abstracting sources, and newspaper indexes. Chapter three features subject bibliographies. Chapter four highlights biographical materials, directories, news digests, yearbooks, almanacs, United States government documents, social and economic statistics, microform materials, special collections, and audiovisual materials. The document concludes with a selective bibliography of sources on women's studies at the Stony Brook Library. (JH)
Descriptors: Card Catalogs, Higher Education, Indexes, Library Materials, Library Skills, Periodicals, Reference Materials, Research Tools, Social Science Research, Student Research, Womens Studies
Richard Feinberg, Reference Department, Melville Library, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 11794.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook. Melville Library.