oa South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science - Digital reference services, ed. by Bill Katz : book review

Volume 72, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-8861



Extracted from text ... SA Jnl Libs & Info Sci 2006, 72(2) Digital reference services Ed. by Bill Katz. New York: Haworth Press, 2004. 331p. ISBN -10: 0 7890 2320 2 Price: US$34.95 (soft cover) (Published simultaneously as: The Reference Librarian, Vol. 38, Nos. 79/80, 2004.) This book outlines the emerging field of digital referencing, introducing new issues brought on by the Internet and the role of the professional librarian. It examines the implementation of digital reference services, particularly in academic libraries, focusing on what digital referencing is, and how these services work. Part One focuses on the basic principles, opinions and discussions of ..

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