ERIC Number: EJ586278
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Web as a Reference Tool: Comparisons with Traditional Sources.
Janes, Joseph; McClure, Charles R.
Public Libraries, v38 n1 p30-33,36-39 Jan-Feb 1999
This preliminary study suggests that the same level of timeliness and accuracy can be obtained for answers to reference questions using resources in freely available World Wide Web sites as with traditional print-based resources. Discusses implications for library collection development, new models of consortia, training needs, and costing and budget issues. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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