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Kister's Best Dictionaries for Adults & Young People: A Comparative Guide (Hardback)
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Kister's Best Dictionaries for Adults & Young People: A Comparative Guide (Hardback)

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Hardback 464 Pages / Published: 03/02/1992
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No matter which specific needs you have in a dictionary, every question associated with dictionaries and dictionary purchasing is addressed in Kister's Best Dictionaries for Adults and Young People. The book features the author's authoritative reviews and expert commentary as he evaluates 300 separate publications.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780897741910
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 824 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Any librarian who has ever been asked by a patron to recommend a dictionary for purchase or who has faced the daunting prospect of buying on a fixed budget for a specific age group, will welcome this exhaustive, long-overdue revision.... This is a solid piece of hardcore reference work as you will find, comprehensive yet affordable, and written by a recognized expert in the field. Every library of every size should own at least one copy."-Library Journal
..."consumer guide to a wide variety of English-language dictionaries."-ARBA
..."this is a comprehensive, detailed evalutaion of dictionaries appropriate for young people and adults."-CHOICE
"Kister's work should be considered by all libraries. Public libraries, particularly, may wish to purchase one copy for reference and another for the circulating collection."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
"Kister, well-known for his work on reference sources, brings his analytical skills to this test, which covers both print and electronic encyclopedias.His analysis is helpful for school libraries and public libraries....Librarians may also find it useful as an aid to parents who are interested in buying an encyclopedia for the home."-MultiMedia Schools
?...consumer guide to a wide variety of English-language dictionaries.?-ARBA
?...this is a comprehensive, detailed evalutaion of dictionaries appropriate for young people and adults.?-CHOICE
?Kister's work should be considered by all libraries. Public libraries, particularly, may wish to purchase one copy for reference and another for the circulating collection.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
?Kister, well-known for his work on reference sources, brings his analytical skills to this test, which covers both print and electronic encyclopedias.His analysis is helpful for school libraries and public libraries....Librarians may also find it useful as an aid to parents who are interested in buying an encyclopedia for the home.?-MultiMedia Schools
?Any librarian who has ever been asked by a patron to recommend a dictionary for purchase or who has faced the daunting prospect of buying on a fixed budget for a specific age group, will welcome this exhaustive, long-overdue revision.... This is a solid piece of hardcore reference work as you will find, comprehensive yet affordable, and written by a recognized expert in the field. Every library of every size should own at least one copy.?-Library Journal
.,."consumer guide to a wide variety of English-language dictionaries."-ARBA
.,."this is a comprehensive, detailed evalutaion of dictionaries appropriate for young people and adults."-CHOICE

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