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Title:
Helping patrons find their roots : a genealogy handbook for librarians
Author:
Schultz, Janice Lindgren, author.
Publication Information:
Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2018.
Physical Description:
viii, 240 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 23 cm
Summary:
Commercials for genealogy websites make it look as if a person enters a name and a plethora of information unfolds without effort. Genealogy librarianship involves knowing your subject; good research skills; and uncovering networking opportunities. Which is more important in a genealogy room: staff with excellent library skills, or staff with knowledge in genealogy, but needing training in library procedures? Schultz provides a handbook that can be used for both training and management
Language:
English
Contents:
What is genealogy? -- Genealogy 101 -- Finding genealogy records -- Continuing the search -- Published sources -- Advanced genealogy -- Collection development and training.
ISBN:
9780838916445
Format :
Book