Revised and updated, this compendium helps readers identify and understand the scope of key government reference sources-traditional books (including publications catalogs and telephone directories); information clearinghouses; and materials in new formats, such as CD-ROMs, datafiles, and Internet sites. The authors focus on free information and depository materials-both readily available through toll-free phone numbers, mail or e-mail requests to agencies, or federal depository library collections. Materials are fully described in annotations that differentiate between similar materials, identify typical citation formats, and note common abbreviations
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.
This annotated bibliography evaluates the traditional reference aids available in most college libraries in terms of their usefulness in women's studies research, highlighting issues and problems of central concern to researchers in women's studies.
Bible stories and Bible characters provide a wealth of timeless inspiration to every generation. These narratives furnish deep insights into the nature of God and the human condition which are still relevant today. Whether you are earnestly seeking spirituality or just help with the troubles of everyday life, a Bible story can offer needed comfort and guidance.This non-denominational work is a reference tool for pastors, lay readers, Sunday School teachers, speakers and writers. Part I lists topics alphabetically, such as forgiveness, healing, perseverance, or unity, and then gives the Bible stories that best illustrate those topics with exact citations. Part II lists all the major figures in the Bible, such as Abraham, Elijah or Paul, with chapter-and-verse references to the key events in their lives. Very brief summaries accompany each entry. Unlike a traditional word-for-word concordance which cites single verses, this book identifies whole stories with all their context and colorful details. Subject Guide to Bible Stories contains more than 20,000 references valid in all Bibles with numbered verses
A guide to the 5490 books in these fields in the TAustralian Books in Print' database as at June 1992, and out-of-print titles notified since December 1989, with titles indexed under 3617 subject headings.