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The Research Process: Books and Beyond

Author(s): Myrtle S Bolner, Johnnie Edmand Pace, Teresa A Welsh, Gayle A Poirier

Edition: 5

Copyright: 2013

Pages: 470

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The new 5th edition of The Research Process: Books and Beyond reflects changes that have taken place over the last few years in information storage and retrieval, particulary on the Internet.

The Research Process: Books and Beyond provides an introduction to the materials and services available in a typical library and discusses the ways information is organized. This text covers the principal tools for accessing information:

  • Library catalogs
  • The Internet
  • Reference books
  • Indexes
  • Government publications
  • Statistical sources
  • Biographical sources
  • Book reviews
  • Literary criticism
  • Literature in collections
Many Internet sites and titles of reference books, indexes, and electronic databases have been included on a variety of subjects as well as examples for documenting sources using both the MLA and APA styles.

The purpose of The Research Process: Books and Beyond is:

  • to make you aware of the different kinds of information that are available in libraries and beyond.
  • to provide you with a guide to the means of accessing information.
  • to help you evaluate and use information efficiently and effectively.
 

Preface
Acknowledgments
How to Use This Book
About the Authors

Chapter 1 FORMATION SOURCES: LIBRARIES AND BEYOND

Chapter 2 THE RESEARCH PAPER

Chapter 3 SEARCHING ELECTRONIC SOURCES

Chapter 4 CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS AND CATALOGS

Chapter 5 THE INTERNET AND THE WORLD WIDE WEB

Chapter 6 EVALUATING INFORMATION SOURCES

Chapter 7 REFERENCE SOURCES

Chapter 8 PERIODICALS

Chapter 9 GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

Chapter 10 STATISTICAL SOURCES

Chapter 11 BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Chapter 12 BOOK REVIEWS, LITERARY CRITICISM, AND LITERATURE IN COLLECTIONS

APPENDIX A-1

APPENDIX A-2

APPENDIX B

GLOSSARY

INDEX

 

Myrtle S Bolner

Johnnie Edmand Pace

Teresa A Welsh

Gayle A Poirier

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