The Reference Collection

Scheduled Dates

November 12, 2020 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CST (Register Now)

Course Description
Status: 

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.

Course Type: 
Topic Area: 
Target Audience: 
Librarians and paraprofessionals who wish to learn new reference sources.
Prerequisites
None
Learning Objectives
  • 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
Homework Expectations
  • There will be Assignments to be completed in class and at home.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 3-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
3
Instructor
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$105.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$130.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$165.00
Non-member Fee: 
$190.00