ERIC Number: ED335044
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
The NDSU Library Instruction Book. Third Edition.
Designed to acquaint students with the facilities and resources of the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Library, this library manual is divided into 24 chapters: (1) The Main Library; (2) Reference Room; (3) Periodical Indexes; (4) Infotrac Academic Index; (5) Abstracts and Two-Step Indexes; (6) Locating Periodicals; (7) Newspaper Indexes and Current Events Reference Sources; (8) Dictionaries; (9) Encyclopedias; (10) Almanacs; (11) Biographies; (12) Atlases and Maps; (13) The Online Catalog; (14) Term and Subject Searches Using the Online Catalog; (15) Online Catalog Advanced Techniques; (16) Locating Books; (17) Library of Congress Subject Headings; (18) Library of Congress Classification System; (19) How to Check Out Books and Other Circulation Procedures; (20) How to Locate Reserve Readings; (21) Interlibrary Loan; (22) Government Publications; (23) North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies and the NDSU Archives; and (24) Summary. Individual chapters contain information on library policies and services; a schedule of library hours and floor plans showing the location of different departments; descriptions of various reference sources and instructions for using them to locate information, including printed materials, an automated database stored on a compact disk, and the online catalog; lists of materials in various categories; and examples. The final summary notes that the manual does not cover everything the library has to offer and encourages students to ask the librarians at the reference desk for assistance. (BBM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Dakota State Univ., Fargo. Univ. Library.