Reference Resources for Public Library Support Staff/New Librarians

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This presentation is to assist support staff and new reference adult librarians to provide free or budget-friendly, reliable, online sources for a public library patron.

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<ul><li> 1. You:the Better Search Engine</li></ul> <p> 2. So whats it all about Deirdre? </p> <ul><li>Information not found in books, difficult to find or is out of date </li></ul> <ul><li>Having information easily available that is FREE! </li></ul> <ul><li>To help you when youd rather not say You need to go to Main</li></ul> <p> 3. </p> <ul><li>Automotive repair sheet music </li></ul> <ul><li>Law formsscience fair home schooling laws </li></ul> <ul><li>literary criticismVoter information </li></ul> <ul><li>local history Antiques and collectibles </li></ul> <ul><li>Locating people demographics </li></ul> <ul><li>consumer research historical stock prices </li></ul> <ul><li>Statisticsmedication info </li></ul> <ul><li>Divorce small business assistance </li></ul> <ul><li>Math Help country studies </li></ul> <ul><li>Plant Identification Lesson plans </li></ul> <p> 4. When You Kick it up a Notch </p> <ul><li>~Shelf Reference </li></ul> <ul><li>~Local </li></ul> <ul><li>Reference </li></ul> <ul><li>~Free</li></ul> <ul><li>~Fast</li></ul> <ul><li>~Accessible </li></ul> <ul><li>~Current </li></ul> <ul><li>~Positive image </li></ul> <p> 5. Shelf Reference 6. Local Reference </p> <ul><li>Chamber &amp; Visitors Bureau</li></ul> <ul><li>Non Profits/Universities </li></ul> <ul><li>City/County Agencies</li></ul> <p> 7. OnlineResources Websites &amp; Databases </p> <ul><li>GovernmentDept.s ~ Federal, State, INTL </li></ul> <ul><li>Natl. Organizations ~ Occupational, Sports </li></ul> <ul><li>Non Profits ~ Health, Recreational,</li></ul> <ul><li>Well Researched Devotee sites</li></ul> <ul><li>~Past-time, Sports, Cultural </li></ul> <p> 8. Statistics American International agriculture crime economic education business state religion immigration United Nations NATO Local dataCountryComparisons</p>

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