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Handbook of Business Information : Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers - 2nd edition

Handbook of Business Information : Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers (ISBN10: 1563085208; ISBN13: 9781563085208)
ISBN13: 978-1563085208
ISBN10: 1563085208

Summary: A long awaited update of the popular 1988 handbook by Diane Wheeler Strauss, this book is divided into two main parts. The first seven chapters cover business information according to the formats in which it is made available:
  • Guides
  • Bibliographies and quick reference sources
  • Directories
  • Periodicals and newspapers
  • Looseleaf services
  • Government documents
  • Statistics
  • E
    xamples of different types of electronic sources
The second part of the book covers specific topics within the area of business. Included are chapters on marketing; money, credit, and banking; and the many aspects of investment ranging from stocks through bonds, mutual funds, and futures and options. Recognizing the changes in information retrieval techniques since the first edition, special emphasis is placed on the Internet as a source of reliable, accurate, and timely information. Nevertheless, print resources have not been neglected, as they continue to provide a strong foundation for most collections.
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Summary: A long awaited update of the popular 1988 handbook by Diane Wheeler Strauss, this book is divided into two main parts. The first seven chapters cover business information according to the formats in which it is made available:
  • Guides
  • Bibliographies and quick reference sources
  • Directories
  • Periodicals and newspapers
  • Looseleaf services
  • Government documents
  • Statistics
  • Examples of different types of electronic sources
The second part of the book covers specific topics within the area of business. Included are chapters on marketing; money, credit, and banking; and the many aspects of investment ranging from stocks through bonds, mutual funds, and futures and options. Recognizing the changes in information retrieval techniques since the first edition, special emphasis is placed on the Internet as a source of reliable, accurate, and timely information. Nevertheless, print resources have not been neglected, as they continue to provide a strong foundation for most collections. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 03
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Publisher: Libraries Unlimited, Inc.
Year Published: 2003
International: No

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