TITLE

Seven basic reference tools

PUB. DATE
September 1990
SOURCE
Emergency Librarian;Sept/Oct90, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Lists some titles that can answer about 80% of reference questions. World Almanac, Information Please Almanac, World Book Encyclopedia and others.
ACCESSION #
9705253251

 

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