Virtual Reference on a Budget: Case Studies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1586833685
  • ISBN-13: 9781586833688
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Provides information on creating a virtual reference service in a school or public library without purchasing expensive hardware and software. Provides case studies that address the knowledge and skills needed in evaluating, acquiring, and using electronic databases, Internet materials, and online services.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Tables and Figures.
About the Authors.
1: Real–Time Virtual Reference Step–By–Step.
2: Creating Virtual Reference Services for Deaf Students.
3: Virtual Reference Service in a Middle School Setting.
4: Virtual Reference Service in Lakeview High School.
5: Evaluating Virtual Reference in an Academic Library.
6: Training and Promotion of Virtual Reference Services.