Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Guide to Reference: Essential General Reference and Library Science Sources
Whitlatch, Jo Bell. Guide to Reference: Essential General Reference and Library Science Sources. Chicago: ALA, 2016. 011.02 Guide2. ISBN 978-0838912324
Ideal for public, school, and academic libraries looking to freshen up their reference collection, as well as for LIS students and instructors conducting research, this resource collects the cream of the crop sources of general reference and library science information. Encompassing internet resources, digital image collections, and print resources, it includes the full section on LIS Resources from the Guide to Reference database, which was voted #1 Best Professional Resource Database by Library Journal readers. Organized by topic and thoroughly indexed, this guide makes it a snap to find the right sources. It offers an appealing introduction to reference work and resources for LIS students and also serves as an affordable course book to complement online Guide to Reference access.