Online Retrieval by Joseph Janes
A Dialogue of Theory and Practice (Database Searching)

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Designed to assist beginning searchers, whether they are students or practitioners, this text offers a comprehensive introduction to online systems that primarily provide information in the form of bibliographic citations. Walker and Janes give basic how-to information on the use of online systems, discuss topics for which there are no accepted paradigms, and present alternative points of view within a framework of previous research. Expanding on their immensely popular and critically acclaimed first edition, the authors have added extensive new material addressing Internet search and retrieval techniques as well as the more traditional Dialog and Lexis-Nexis services. Invaluable as a textbook for students in online retrieval courses, practicing librarians, and online searchers in library settings, this book can be used as a quick reference tool and as a handy guide for in-service training. Information seekers who want to perform their own searches for bibliographic information using an online sea

 

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The late GERALDENE WALKER was Assistant Professor, School of Information Science and Policy, University of New York at Albany.JOSEPH JANES is Assistant Professor, School of Information and Library Science, University of Washington, Seattle.
 
Published September 1, 1993 by Libraries Unlimited Inc. 250 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Computers & Technology. Non-fiction
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