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ERIC Number: EJ855635
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0099-1333
Are We Covering Our Own Backyards?: An Analysis of Local Research Guides Created by Academic Business Librarians
Lyons, Charles
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v35 n5 p421-430 Sep 2009
This study examines local research guides created by academic business librarians to assist patrons with researching the communities (towns, cities, and regions) where their schools are located. A key finding is that only 33% of the libraries surveyed provide guides to local research, while 80% provide guides to international research. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Media Staff
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A