By John Gottfried,Katherine Pennavaria
- Reference companies: uncomplicated details and background
- Reference assets and tutorials
- Organizing and supplying providers
- Staffing and function management
- Forming useful partnerships (internal and external)
- The way forward for reference
Readers will come away with an excellent origin in reference providers. they're going to have the information to replace or restructure an current reference software, or to create a software from the floor up. person chapters and subsections offer confident assistance and suggestion for particular reference matters. Taken as a complete, this booklet offers a important, inclusive resource of data for all significant features of reference service.
Providing Reference Services is an acceptable source for almost all librarians in public-service positions, in particular people with reference obligations, whether or not they are operating reference librarians at any point of expertise, reference supervisors, or directors with oversight of reference companies. The content material is correct to educational, public, institution, and distinctive libraries—any library or association, in truth, that provides reference or study assistance.
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