ERIC Number: EJ531039
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Why Reference Librarians Won't Disappear: A Study of Success in Identifying Answering Sources for Reference Questions.
Stalker, John C.; Murfin, Marjorie E.
RQ, v35 n4 p489-503 Sum 1996
Ohio State University Library studied abilities of undergraduates to identify correct sources for answering reference questions when using the online catalog and the Sourcefinder database with its new Question Unit feature. Users located subjects and instructions at a greater percentage with Sourcefinder than with the online catalog. Topics include searching practices and inadequacies of subject headings. (LAM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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