ERIC Number: ED407971
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Locating Asian Materials in the Meramec Library. Asian Studies Module.
This curriculum guide introduces the different components of a library science course which provides students with the basic skills to search Asian sources and materials. The first part of the curriculum guide discusses the student objectives of the course, which is designed to provide students with expanded knowledge of searching CD-ROM programs for Asian topics, sources in the reference collection, Asian periodicals, Asian topics in the learning lab collection, using reference sources for Asian topics, and approaching Asian research in a library. The second part describes the on-line library system, explains how to conduct a subject or keyword search, and presents examples of selected titles. The third part provides descriptions and/or examples of the following: (1) specialized resources that list national and international organizations; (2) nonprint materials such as videos; (3) periodicals; (4) indexes; (5) a specialized full-text CD-ROM database containing newspaper and magazine articles of the ethnic and minority press in the United States; (6) selected sources for possible purchase of Asian materials; (7) campus bibliographies; (8) potential contacts at other institutions; (9) specialized biographical source; and (10) Internet resources. Finally, sample searches using the on-line library are provided. Includes instructions, definitions, and helpful hints for conducting searches. (TGI)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Saint Louis Community Coll. at Meramec, MO.
Identifiers - Location: Asia