ERIC Number: ED328280
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Library Research Guide for International Students. 2nd Edition.
Muroi, Linda; White, Phillip
Created especially for international students entering San Diego State University (California), this library research guide introduces basic library materials and search techniques. The guide presents a step-by-step approach using examples and illustrations to cover the following topics: (1) introductions to San Diego State University and its library; (2) locating reference librarians and research materials; (3) library terminology; (4) locating the major service points and areas in the library; (5) locating library materials using the Library of Congress Classification System and call numbers; (6) library search strategy; (7) overview sources (encyclopedias and other reference books); (8) locating books for in-depth information using the online public access catalog; (9) identifying periodical articles in indexes and locating them in the library using the online catalog for in-depth information; (10) locating and using government publications; (11) additional library services, including computer search services, reserve books, library instruction, group study rooms, interlibrary loan, the map collection, the media center, and the university archives and special collections. Exercises are provided for many of the sections, and three appendices provide a glossary of basic library terminology in English and lists of representative subject encyclopedias and periodical indexes. (MAB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: San Diego State Univ., CA. Univ. Library.