By Barbara Wood Borne
Hand them this easy-to-use, complete advisor to gaining knowledge of a hundred well known study papers, and highschool scholars gets off on course on their learn papers. Designed by way of a reference and younger grownup librarian to be used in her library, this advisor saves either pupil and librarian time and is a shortcut to powerful examine. each one photocopyable advisor may also help the scholar to find print and nonprint information regarding the subject, slender the scope of the paper, and locate comparable subject matters. this can lessen scholar frustration within the study strategy and introduce the scholar to the complete scope of fabrics the library has to supply at the subject. each one advisor serves not just as a map to library assets yet as an summary of library study procedures.From abortion to formative years gangs, the a hundred subject courses are geared up into sections on technology and know-how, social matters, social reviews, and biography. each one consultant features a tablet description of the subject, name numbers for shelf searching, topic headings, pamphlet dossier resources, reference fabrics, e-book and CD-ROM periodical indexes, on-line databases, key phrases and descriptors to exploit in looking indexes and databases, an inventory of videotapes at the subject, fiction on the subject of the subject, corporations to touch for extra info, feedback for narrowing the subject, and proposals for similar issues. as well as the courses, an appendix of aids to analyze can help scholars with note-taking, bibliographic citations, and digital database looking. The e-book is carefully listed for simple entry of subject details via scholars and librarians. when you use those subject publications you will ask yourself the way you and your scholars ever obtained alongside with out them.
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The Ocean World Encyclopedia , 1980. , ed. Magill’s Survey of Science: Earth Science Series , 1990. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Technology, 1992. The New Book of Popular Science . Grolier, 1994. General encyclopedias PERIODICAL INDEXES TO SEARCH (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS) EBSCO Magazine Article Summaries InfoTrac NewsBank and other newspaper indexes Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series) WILSONDISC ONLINE DATABASES TO SEARCH America Online CompuServe < previous page page_22 next page > < previous page page_23 next page > Page 23 Dialog Internet Prodigy KEY WORDS AND DESCRIPTORS FOR PERIODICAL INDEX AND ONLINE SEARCHES Oceanography Marine biology Underwater exploration Ocean bottom Seawater Coasts Marine resources VIDEOTAPE ON THIS TOPIC Ocean Life.
McCaffrey, Anne. Powers That Be , 1993. Sanders, Scott R. The Engineer of Beasts, 1992. NATIONAL ORGANIZATION TO CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Genetics Society of America, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814–3998. SUGGESTIONS FOR NARROWING THIS TOPIC Analyze the dangers of genetic engineering. Comment on in vitro fertilization. Discuss the ethical aspects of cloning, gene therapy, or sex preselection. Investigate the benefits of genetic engineering. SUGGESTIONS FOR RELATED TOPICS Biological warfare DNA fingerprinting Eugenics Fertility treatments Surrogate mothers This RESEARCH TOPIC GUIDE is intended to help the library user find information and materials on a particular topic in many sources throughout the library.
The Elementals, 1993. O. Box 16743, Seattle, WA 98116–0743. , Ste. 630, Washington, DC 20036. National Science Foundation, 1800 G. , Rm. 520, Washington, DC 20550. SUGGESTIONS FOR NARROWING THIS TOPIC Describe the impact of trees and forests on the greenhouse effect. Discuss international efforts to reduce the greenhouse effect. Examine how the greenhouse effect impacts sea level, the ozone layer, and/or plant life. SUGGESTIONS FOR RELATED TOPICS Acid rain Desertification Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, 1992 Gaia Volcanoes This RESEARCH TOPIC GUIDE is intended to help the library user find information and materials on a particular topic in many sources throughout the library.