The first printing of the fourth edition originally had 2 volumes. In the later reprints of the fourth edition, the "family genealogies" section of volume 2 became separately printed and was called volume 3. Volumes 4 and 5 are supplements.
Reveals the personal records available on the Internet; examines Internet privacy; and explores such sources of information as mailing lists, telephone directories, news databases, bank records, and consumer credit records.
Prepared in collaboration with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated, revised, and expanded edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print and electronic resources in the health sciences, helping librarians find the answers that library users seek. Included are electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, trustworthy electronic-only resources, and resources that library users can access from home or on the go through freely available websites or via library licenses. In this benchmark guide, the authors Include new chapters on health information seeking, point-of-care sources, and global health sources Focus on works that can be considered foundational or essential, in both print and electronic formats Address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections When it comes to questions involving the health sciences, this valuable resource will point both library staff and the users they serve in the right direction.