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ERIC Number: ED308860
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: 49
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Library Skills.
Thomas, Joy
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)
California State University Library, Long Beach, CA 90840-1901 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Long Beach. University Library.
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