Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, Sixth Edition

Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, Sixth Edition

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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.Reference work is the cornerstone of public services in libraries and is fundamental to health sciences librarianship. ... helping a nursing student identify a drug interaction, locating the correct bibliographic citation for a secretary in order to finalize a manuscript ... Sixth Edition, provides basic infor- mation on the nature of reference work and the authorsa#39; selections of some of the most important resourcesanbsp;...

Title:Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, Sixth Edition
Author:Jeffrey T. Huber, Susan Swogger
Publisher:American Library Association - 2014


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