Suzanne S. Bell {Pdf epub} Librarian's Guide to Online Searching


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  • Librarian's Guide to Online Searching
  • Suzanne S. Bell
  • en
  • 04 September 2019
  • 9781591583264

10 thoughts on “Librarian's Guide to Online Searching

  1. says:

    This edition is well written and the author succeeds in keeping the content lively with a number of humorous insights Unfortunately this type of book suffers from two unavoidable weaknesses First the content becomes dated uickly and after only three years many of the database descriptions are now far removed from reality By all means skip thi

  2. says:

    If I had to read an entire book on subscription library databases well then I'm glad this one was it It could have been much worse

  3. says:

    For a textbook about online searching it was much readable than I thought it would be

  4. says:

    The other text for my Rutgers Principles of Searching course

  5. says:

    I enjoyed the first couple of chapters and then found it hard going The section about databases and how they are c

  6. says:

    This book gives really good descriptions of databases that users can follow along with However if your library doesn't own that particular edition of the database then it can be confusing as to what the author is saying This was a textbook for one of my library science classes but the exercises in the book need to be updated or helped because some can be confusing or boring

  7. says:

    Great informational and tutorial text This provides examples which are current and also demonstrates proper software and digital follow through for online searches There are many exercises and uestions for practice covering all the

  8. says:

    Thoroughly explains the different types of databases and provides practical advise for using them and helping patrons with reference uestions Enjoyed her style of writing Easy to read and understand

  9. says:

    Very good librarian book Very good researcher's book It might be dated in a year or so if it does not get updated But it will probably go into another edition before I finish this review And that will be good

  10. says:

    Bell's writing style was such that her textbook was not dry I found the reuired chapters to be engaging and I feel that I learned from Bell's text than I did the other two reuired texts for the same course

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Librarian's Guide to Online Searching

To succeed as searchers all librarians reuire both a basic idea of how databases are put together and a repository of concepts and techniues to draw upon With such essentials well in hand t This edition is well written and the author succeeds in keeping the content lively with a number of humorous insights Unfortunately this type of book suffers from two unavoidable weaknesses First the content becomes dated uickly and after only three years many of the database descriptions are now far removed from reality By all means skip this edition and head straight for the third edition released in April 2012 Second unless you work for a very large and well funded academic library you won t have access to many of the databases described in this book It might be worthwhile to browse the table of contents before buying to predict how much of the book will be relevant to you The chapters on general search strategies database evaluations and bibliographic instruction are useful but you can find the same discussions in other general library science textbooksAssigned for the course SLIS 5615 Electronic Databases and Information Services

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He searcher can plunge into almost any database that comes along and master its intricacies and idiosyncrasies in relatively short order Bell's conversational style coupled with her Searche I enjoyed the first couple of chapters and then found it hard going The section about databases and how they are constructed was very interesting It made me uestion many of the resources I and my students use and whether or not they could be structured in a better way It seems that once again cost determines usabilityLooking at other reviews I uestion whether this type of resource should be printed Currency is so important in the techlibrary field

CHARACTERS Librarian's Guide to Online Searching

R's Toolbox promises increased flexibility and adaptability This book will prove a handy guide for librarians in every conceivable information environment and across all levels of experienc Great informational and tutorial text This provides examples which are current and also demonstrates proper software and digital follow through for online searches There are many exercises and uestions for practice covering all the libraries The updated screenshots help tremendously in understanding where to place information and how to find it as well