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GENERAL WORKS

SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library  Rev. January 23, 2001
See also subdivisons below.
See also related topics:
  • Journalism
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT INFORMATION AND LIBRARIES

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v. 17
     in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.11
    Harris, Michael H. et.al. "Library" v.17 Aman, Mohammed M. "Library" v.12

    GENERAL WORKS BROWSING GUIDE   000's
    See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

    010's     Bibliographies and Catalogs
    020's     Library Science
    030's     General Encyclopedic Works
    040's     General Collected Essays
    050's     General Periodicals
    060's     General Organizations
    070's     Newspapers and Journalism
    080's     General Collections 

    SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS ABOUT INFORMATION AND GENERAL WORKS

    Each type of book listed below is useful for a particular purpose. These kinds of resources exist for books in many different subject areas. As you use them, you will become more familiar with them, and will appreciate their value.
    Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
    Bibliographic Guides
    These resources lead you 
    to other books and journals
    Great Books of the Western World
    Reader's Adviser, a Layman's Guide to Literature
    Juniorplots 2, a Book Talk Manual for Teachers and Librarians.
    Ref. 028.8 G7856
    Ref. 028.016
    REf. 028.1G478j
    Dictionaries Dictionary of Artificial Intelligence
    Dictionary of Symbols
    Ref. 006.303 M553 1990
    Ref. 001.5603 C578
    Handbooks
    These are usually one-volume 
    works whichspecialize in one area.
    Computers, a Visual Encyclopedia
    Famous First Facts
    Panati's Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things
    Book of Firsts
    Nobel Prize Winners, 1992-1996 Supplement
    Resource-Based Learning Activities, Information Literacy for High School Students
    Ref. 004.16 K55 1994
    Ref. 031 K16 1981
    Ref. 031 P187 1989
    Ref. 032.02 R651
    Ref. 001.449022
    Ref. 025.56 B646 1994
    General Encyclopedias  World Book Encyclopedia
    Encyclopedia Americana
    Ref. 031 W927 2001
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999
    Quotations, Speeches,  American Heritage Dictionary of American Quotations Ref. 081.03 M664 1997
    Directories
    sources of addresses, etc.
    Encyclopedia of Associations
    Annual Register of Grant Support
    Foundation Directory
    Standard Periodical Directory
    Magazines for Libraries
    Ref. 031.3 E56 1999
    Ref. 001.44 A615 1998
    Ref. 061 F771 1995
    Ref. 051.016 S785
    Ref. 050.25 M189 1995
    Anthologies/
    Collections
    Harvard Classics Ref. 080 H339
    Thematic Guides Great Ideas, a Syntopticon (thematic index to the Great Books of the Western World) Ref. 028.8 G7856

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to  SAILS  Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

    WEB SITES

    The Spider's Apprentice BookWire Internet Glossary
    The PC Guide The Nobel Foundation Literary Prizes, Awards
    American Library Association The Old Farmer's Almanac The Foundation Center
    IPL Reference Center Research-it! Banned Books Online
    Ecola Newsstand Radio Guide U.S.A. Information Please
    MSNBC Opinion-Pages CNN Interactive
    Smithsonian Institution Library of Congress Information System Museums at the Virtual Library

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