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Robinson, Karlene
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Accessing serials: A reliable guide to finding your serials
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Serials in the park of the North American Serials' Interest Group (NASIG)
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University of Oregon, Portland, June 26-29, 2003
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Abstract
The objectives of this poster are to acquaint users and librarians in training of the variety of secondary and tertiary tools that can be used to locate journals; to sensitize library users of these tools and to encourage their use in accessing journal articles; to reduce time spent by users and reference librarians in dealing with reference queries related to finding journal articles. It presents and analyzes the usefulness of secondary and tertiary lead-in tools in locating journal articles. It examines secondary sources like indexes, citation indexes, abstracts, databases and the main services attached to these as well as tertiary sources like bibliographies and catalogues. The illustrations used in the poster were taken primarily from the science and medical disciplines.....
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