ERIC Number: EJ558527
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Transaction and the Nature of the Process for General Reference Assistance.
Alafiatayo, Benjamin O.; Yip, Yau J.; Blunden-Ellis, John C. P.
Library & Information Science Research, v18 n4 p357-84 Fall 1996
Discusses results of an empirical study of the library reference assistance process that indicate the need to incorporate a select strategy that librarians use in the choice of appropriate information sources. The reference process is examined, a model is presented, and the survey instruments and examples of reference transactions are appended. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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