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Title:Strategies for providing public service with an online catalog
Author(s):Woodard, Beth S.
Subject(s):Reference services (Libraries) --Automation
Online bibliographic searching
Database searching
Libraries and electronic publishing
Abstract:In light of the viewpoint that the online catalog is not simply a card catalog on wheels, but a significantly different tool utilizing alternative approaches to providing the patron with not only the traditional card catalog information but also additional information, what strategies can librarians take to enhance service to their patrons both in answering specific questions and in providing instruction in catalog use?
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: 132-143.
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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