Librarian's Guide to Online Searching

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To succeed as searchers, all librarians require both a basic idea of how databases are put together, and a repository of concepts and techniques to draw upon. With such essentials well in hand, the searcher can plunge into almost any database that comes along and master its intricacies (and idiosyncrasies) in relatively short order. Bell's conversational style, coupled with her Searcher's Toolbox, promises increased flexibility and adaptability. This book will prove a handy guide for librarians in every conceivable information environment and across all levels of experience.

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A set of basic principles, accompanied by numerous, illustrated search examples, will empower students and librarians alike to search effectively, whether or not they have ever encountered the database in question.

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Suzanne S. Bell is adjunct instructor for the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI, as well as business librarian and administrator for the institutional repository at the University of Rochester, NY.

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ISBN 10:  1591583268 ISBN 13:  9781591583264
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited, 2006