Medical Library Association Essential Guide to Becoming an Expert Searcher Xpert Searcher - Jankowski, Terry Ann
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Ideal for use as a course text or a workbook for self-instruction, this utilitarian guide will teach you valuable strategies and techniques, regardless of your current skill level. Begin with the self-evaluation tool--find out where you are on the novice-to-expert continuum and then follow Jankowski through all of the components of an expert search, starting with the reference interview. A useful interview checklist and examples of librarian-user interactions will help you plan a successful, efficient search. Jankowski then guides you through the basics of search construction, offers practical…mehr

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Ideal for use as a course text or a workbook for self-instruction, this utilitarian guide will teach you valuable strategies and techniques, regardless of your current skill level. Begin with the self-evaluation tool--find out where you are on the novice-to-expert continuum and then follow Jankowski through all of the components of an expert search, starting with the reference interview. A useful interview checklist and examples of librarian-user interactions will help you plan a successful, efficient search. Jankowski then guides you through the basics of search construction, offers practical guidelines for deciding what resource to start with, passes on tips and tricks from expert searchers, and reviews the usefulness of some of the most popular health science databases, like MEDLINE and PubMed, PsychInfo, CAB Abstracts, ABI/Inform, ERIC, and more. Featuring a dozen checklists and 30 exercises plus tips and strategies for maintaining and growing your skill set over time, here is your direct path to becoming an expert health information searcher.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc.
  • Seitenzahl: 152
  • Erscheinungstermin: 1. Januar 2008
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 280mm x 216mm x 8mm
  • Gewicht: 402g
  • ISBN-13: 9781555706227
  • ISBN-10: 1555706223
  • Artikelnr.: 25513951