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ERIC Number: ED472703
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 267
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Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-57387-129-X
The Librarian's Internet Survival Guide: Strategies for the High-Tech Reference Desk.
McDermott, Irene E.; Quint, Barbara, Ed.
This guide discusses the use of the World Wide Web for library reference service. Part 1, "Ready Reference on the Web: Resources for Patrons," contains chapters on searching and meta-searching the Internet, using the Web to find people, news on the Internet, quality reference resources on the Web, Internet sites for kids, free full-text resources, health and medical information online, minding your money on the Web, and cyber-shopping. Part 2, "The Librarian as Information Technician: Working with the Medium and the Machines," includes chapters on managing Web-based e- mail, tips for teaching the Internet, making and maintaining do-it-yourself Web pages, making the Web accessible to the disabled, computer troubleshooting for librarians, and keeping up with changes on the Web. Includes an index. (MES)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Language: English
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