Librarian's guide to online searching : cultivating database skills for research and instruction /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Brown, Christopher C., 1953- (Author), Bell, Suzanne S., 1957- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2018]
Edition:Fifth edition
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction to library databases
  • How databases work
  • Controlled vocabularies
  • The searcher's toolkit: part 1
  • The searcher's toolkit: part 2
  • Database interfaces: vendor features and variations
  • Social science databases
  • Government information databases
  • Humanities databases
  • Science, engineering, and medical databases
  • Numerical and statistical databases
  • From bibliographic databases to full text ebooks
  • Web-scale discovery databases
  • User behaviors and meeting information needs
  • Evaluating databases
  • Teaching other people about databases.