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Online Retrieval: A Dialogue of Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition (Paperback)
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Online Retrieval: A Dialogue of Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition (Paperback)

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Paperback 312 Pages / Published: 15/08/1999
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Designed to assist beginning searchers, whether they are students or practitioners, this text offers a comprehensive introduction to online systems that primarily provide information in the form of bibliographic citations. Walker and Janes give basic how-to information on the use of online systems, discuss topics for which there are no accepted paradigms, and present alternative points of view within a framework of previous research. Expanding on their immensely popular and critically acclaimed first edition, the authors have added extensive new material addressing Internet search and retrieval techniques as well as the more traditional Dialog and Lexis-Nexis services. Invaluable as a textbook for students in online retrieval courses, practicing librarians, and online searchers in library settings, this book can be used as a quick reference tool and as a handy guide for in-service training. Information seekers who want to perform their own searches for bibliographic information using an online sea

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781563086571
Number of pages: 312
Weight: 763 g
Dimensions: 280 x 216 x 17 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Geared toward the needs of students and library and information professionals who are interested in improving search skill techniques through practice examples."-JASIS
"Solid background in search techniques."-Reference & Research Book News
"Information professionals who regularly undertake online and Internet searches would do well to read this book."-Managing Information
"A successful textbook that should serve library school students well as an introduction to searching electronic databases."-Journal of Documentation
"Easy to read and understand...Undoubtedly this text will enjoy widespread use in electronic search classes."-Journal of Library and Information Science
"The favored searching text in LIS programs for over a decade."-Library Journal
?Solid background in search techniques.??Reference & Research Book News
?Solid background in search techniques.?-Reference & Research Book News
?Solid background in search techniques.?- Reference & Research Book News
?The favored searching text in LIS programs for over a decade.?-Library Journal
?Information professionals who regularly undertake online and Internet searches would do well to read this book.?-Managing Information
?A successful textbook that should serve library school students well as an introduction to searching electronic databases.?-Journal of Documentation
?Easy to read and understand...Undoubtedly this text will enjoy widespread use in electronic search classes.?-Journal of Library and Information Science
?Geared toward the needs of students and library and information professionals who are interested in improving search skill techniques through practice examples.?-JASIS

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