Red River College

LIBR-1046 Introduction to Reference

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You will be introduced to the reference process with emphasis on both print and electronic sources used to answer ready reference questions. Types of sources include encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, almanacs, periodical indexes, yearbooks and bibliographies. You will also learn how to conduct an reference interview. Basic bibliographic instruction and the creation of subject bibliographies and pathfinders are covered. You will learn interlibrary loan procedures and other methods of document delivery. Specialized services in various types of libraries are discussed.

Prerequisites

LIBR-1026 and LIBR-1043

Course Details

Certificate or Diploma

Credit Hours

6

Sessions

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