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ERIC Number: ED403889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 7
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
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Wow! This Librarian and these Librarians Are Magic! The World Wide Web and Its Use in a Medium Sized Public Library.
Charton, Michael
The purpose of this paper is to show the growing use of the World Wide Web to answer questions in the public library from the perspective of a librarian at the Parsippany Public Library in Morris County, New Jersey. Discussion includes the following: information on Parsippany and Morris County; a brief history of the World Wide Web; uses of a search engine and how to conduct a search with one; why the Web should be used for reference; questions for which the Web is not suitable; search possibilities; browsers; the role of the Web and traditional libraries and reference; benefits of Web searches; sample searches; how patrons feel about the Internet and the Web; and future reference possibilities. (AEF)
Electronic version: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/untangle/
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey