The Reference Collection

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Course Description

Having a knowledge of your library's reference collection is central to helping your patrons with the answers they seek. This course will familiarize both librarians and paraprofessionals with an understanding of evaluating, acquiring, and using print and online reference sources.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Evaluate and acquire print and online reference sources and for collection development
  • Identify ready reference and subject specific sources
  • Use appropriate reference sources to answer information queries
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This course consists of one 3-hour session.
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