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Author Kornegay, Rebecca S.

Title Magic search : getting the best results from your catalog and beyond / Rebecca S. Kornegay, Heidi E. Buchanan, and Hildegard B. Morgan
Published Chicago : American Library Association, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 143 pages)
Contents Finding basic treatments and background reading -- Finding how-to guides -- Finding images -- Words, words, -- and numbers -- Finding out about people : individuals and groups -- Finding out about places -- Finding creative treatments : stories, poems, songs, etc. -- Finding true stories : memoirs, observations, and confessions -- Finding primary sources -- It's about time : time periods and chronological subdivisions -- Tools for scholars and other professionals -- Subdivisions that give perspective, put you in control, and amaze others! -- Useful for the humanities -- Useful for the social sciences -- Useful for historical research -- Useful for business topics -- Useful for education topics -- Useful for natural and physical sciences -- Useful for medicine and health topics -- Useful for technology topics -- The baby and the bathwater : recommendations
Summary Presents the 467 best-performing LCSH subdivisions that speak to the kinds of research questions librarians handle every day. The quick-reference format, along with a handy index, makes this a useful tool to keep close at hand
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Online library catalogs -- Subject access -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Searching, Bibliographical -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject heading subdivisions -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject headings, Library of Congress -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Buchanan, Heidi E.
Morgan, Hildegard B.
ISBN 0838997228 (electronic bk.)
9780838997222 (electronic bk.)