November 30, 2020

New Article: “Reference Work in Special Collections: The Impact of Online Finding Aids at Florida State University Libraries” (Preprint)

The following approved for publication preprint is scheduled for publication in a 2015 issue of The Reference Librarian. 

The full text article is now available online via the Florida State University DigiNole Commons repository.

Title

Reference Work in Special Collections: The Impact of Online Finding Aids at Florida State University Libraries

Authors

Burt Altman
Florida State University

Cathmar Shaw Prange
Florida State University

Source

DigiNole Commons, Florida State University
Approved for Publication in The Reference Librarian (2015)

Abstract

Online finding aids enhance reference service in libraries and complement printed guides. Reference service at our institution has changed through using an online finding aid along with a printed reference source. Librarians and archivists who use print with finding aids enrich users’ research experiences.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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