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Beasley's guide to library research / David Beasley.

Author/Creator:
Beasley, David R., 1931- author.
Publication:
Toronto, [Ontario] ; Buffalo, [New York] ; London, [England] : University of Toronto Press, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (219 p.)
Series:
Heritage
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Subjects:
Library research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Research libraries -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Research -- Methodology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"Beasley's Guide to Library Research" offers straightforward help in navigating the complex labyrinth of library research. Suitable for novice and experienced researcher alike, this revised classic is an invaluable tool for locating and using materials from research libraries anywhere in the world.Written and organized for easy access, the reader is guided step-by-step through library rules and methods of operation, the effective use of microfilms and various cataloguing systems, and the location of materials using bibliographies, reference books, and periodical indices. Also covered are the most modern forms of research, including computer databases, inter-library loan systems, and online computer searches.Whether the reader is a student, teacher, writer, librarian or business person, Beasley's Guide to Library Research provides the essential information that enables all library users to make the most of their research time.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Preface
Quick Reference Guide
1. General Approach to the Research Library
2. Catalogues and How to Use Them
3. Tools of Research
4. Research in Depth
Appendix: World's Major Research Libraries and Methods of Approach
Brief Bibliography
Index
Notes:
Revised edition of: How to use a research library.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-4426-5671-9
1-4426-3340-9
OCLC:
911856045
Publisher Number:
10.3138/9781442656710 doi