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Title:Online ready reference in academic libraries: Current practices and a review of planning issues
Author(s):Diodato, Virgil P.
Subject(s):Reference services (Libraries) --Automation
Online bibliographic searching
Database searching
Libraries and electronic publishing
Academic libraries
Abstract:How does the staff of an academic library plan the introduction of online searching for ready reference services? A purpose of this article is to answer that question by describing the planning issues that appear in the literature of online ready reference. The article also reports on a survey that indicates online ready reference service has become common to many academic libraries.
Issue Date:1987
Publisher:Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Citation Info:In L.C. Smith, ed. 1987. Questions and answers : strategies for using the electronic reference collection : Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing. Urbana, Il: Graduate School of Library and Information Science: 55-70.
Series/Report:Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (24th : 1987)
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Rights Information:Copyright owned by Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. 1987.
Date Available in IDEALS:2007-07-06

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