Essential general reference. Introduction : essential general reference sources / Jo Bell Whitlatch ; Bibliography / Rosanne M. Cordell and Barry Trott ; Biography / Fred Burchsted ; Core geography / Steven W. Sowards ; Dissertations / Cynthia Thomes ; Encyclopedias / Barbara M. Bibel ; Genealogy / Mary K. Mannix ; Government publications / Christopher C. Brown ; Language dictionaries / Melissa S. Van Vuuren ; Newspapers / Patrick Reakes ; Online general reference libraries / Lili Luo ; Other general reference works / Donald Altschiller ' Periodicals / Jennifer Duncan ; The web as reference tool / Lili Luo -- Library and information sciences. Introduction : library and information science sources / Susan E. Searing ; General works ; Professional practice.
A usably comprehensive repertory of sources as the foundation for reference and information services in today's higher education settings. This volume focuses on the most useful general reference sources for librarians assisting patrons with their queries, or for patrons pursuing queries on their own.-- (Source of description unknown)