The Reference Guide to Data Sources by Julia Bauder

By Julia Bauder

This concise sourcebook takes the guesswork out of finding the easiest resources of knowledge, a approach extra very important than ever because the info panorama grows more and more cluttered. a lot of the main usually used facts are available loose on-line, and this publication exhibits readers tips on how to search for it with the help of straight forward instruments. This completely annotated advisor might be a boon to library employees at public libraries, highschool libraries, educational libraries, and different study associations, with targeted assurance of:
-Data resources for often researched topics corresponding to agriculture, the earth sciences, economics, power, political technological know-how, transportation, and lots of more
-The fundamentals of knowledge reference besides an summary of the main worthwhile resources, concentrating on unfastened on-line resources of trustworthy information like executive businesses and NGOs
-Statistical datasets, and the way to appreciate and utilize them
-How to take advantage of article databases, WorldCat, and topic specialists to discover data
-Methods for bringing up data
-Survey Documentation and research (SDA) software
This consultant cuts throughout the information jargon to assist librarians and researchers locate precisely what they're taking a look for.

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