ERIC Number: ED308860
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Library Skills.
This guide is designed to introduce students to the California State University at Long Beach Library. The first chapter discusses how to start searching for information--types of information sources, search strategy, choosing a topic and finding preliminary information, encyclopedias, and dictionaries. Topics related to catalogs and computers are addressed in the second chapter--the card catalog; author, title, and subject approaches; reference books; audiovisual materials; filing in the card catalog; using information on catalog cards; classification systems and call number order; the Library Information Network; and checking out a book. The third chapter covers periodicals, newspapers, and their indexes. The guide is illustrated throughout and an index is provided. (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Card Catalogs, Higher Education, Library Instruction, Library Services, Library Skills, Reference Services, Research Skills, Search Strategies
California State University Library, Long Beach, CA 90840-1901 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Long Beach. University Library.
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