Reference powerpoint (dictio,etc)

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Reference powerpoint (dictio,etc)

  1. Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Yearbook, Handbook and Almanac Reference Sources
  2. It has come to mean a specific kind of publication which has been planned and written to be consulted for items of information, rather than read throughout.
  3. It contains facts that have been brought together from many sourced and organized for which and easy use, either in alphabetical or chronological arrangement or by use of detailed indexes and numerous cross references.
  4. 1. Contains needed information (e.g. dictionary, encyclopedia, handbooks, biographical dictionaries, atlases and gazetteers) 2. Tell the user where the information can be found (e.g. indexes and bibliographies)
  5.  a reference book on any subject, the items of which are arranged in alphabetical order: a dictionary of quotations  a book that lists the words of a language in alphabetical order and gives their meaning, or that gives the equivalent words in a different language.
  6. (1225) “dictionarius” meaning “a collection of words”
  7. Universal Etymological English Dictionary by Nathan Bailer (1721) The first general and comprehensive dictionary of the English language
  8. Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary of the English Language (1755) “good” words in the language with their “proper” meanings
  9. Johnson’s Dictionary was used in England and America until 1828
  10. Johnson’s Dictionary was superseded by Noah Webster’s American Dictionary of the English Language
  11. 1879 Oxford University Press and James A. H. Murray Oxford English Dictionary now
  12. Collection of words Organized Vocabulary Glossary
  13. In which each word is treated as to pronunciation, derivation, usage, meaning and syllabication. In addition, the dictionary may give synonyms, antonyms, illustrative quotations, maps and plates, biographical facts, and geographical and historical information.
  14. The word “dictionary” has come to any alphabetical arrangement of words or topics.
  15. Words were partially explained (e.g. Thesaurus)
  16. a book that lists words in groups of synonyms and related concepts. Peter Mark Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases was published in 1852 and was the first modern thesaurus arranged conceptually.
  17. List of explanations of technical words and expressions in some particular subject or in a book; a brief dictionary (e.g Glossary)
  18. Desk dictionaries Unabridged dictionaries
  19. Abridged dictionaries, often called desk dictionaries, list 150,000 to 250,000 words and concentrate largely on fairly common words and meanings
  20.  Most scholarly and comprehensive of all dictionaries  They emphasize the history of words and the variety of their uses.  Useful when studying a word in depth, reading or writing about the literature of another century, or looking for a quotation containing a particular word.
  21. Uses of Dictionaries
  22. oIncreases vocabulary oMakes more fluent in English or in any languages oFamiliarize with words oIncreases communication skills oMore confident in speaking and writing oA treasury of words and its history
  23. Dictionary Encyclopedia Compilation of words and their meanings Collection of information about various topics Not concerned that much with general knowledge Concerned with general knowledge Has everything to do with grammar Nothing to do with words and their usages/grammar
  24. A book or set of books giving information on many subjects or on many aspects of one subject and typically arranged alphabetically.
  25. Aristotle produced a large number of encyclopedia treaties.
  26. Historia Naturalis of Pliny the Elder The oldest encyclopedia in existence
  27. (1630) The Grand Dictionnaire of Loius Mor eri by Johann Heinrich Alsted
  28. (1771) Encyclopedia Britannica was first published in Edinburgh in 3 volumes
  29. Repository of information on all branches of knowledge General principles and most essential details of each esp., on the arts and sciences
  30. Overview of each subject with definition, description, explanation, history, current status, statistics and bibliography Alphabetical arranged Has indexes
  31. Academic Research Personal Research Professional Research History
  32. Yearbook Almanac Publish annually Publish annually Giving current information and listing events or aspects of the previous year Containing information of general interest or on a sport or pastime Information about events, and people connected with the profession Information would be statistics, historical events, weather, geographical facts, awards, astronomy, economic facts, etc Single volumes which summarize large amounts of facts Single volumes which summarize large amounts of facts
  33. Yearly Statistical Chronological Specific Arrangement
  34. Finding statistics, dates, addresses, formulas and other sorts of factual information Getting a broad overview and background information on a topic Gaining a clear understanding of a topic, or a definition of an unfamiliar term
  35. Locating additional resources on a topic Learning more detailed information about a specific person, place, or topic
  36. Obtaining a summary of events and developments surrounding a topic Discovering how to complete a task, solve a problem, or answer a question
  37.  Contain an abundance of information related to one subject  Concise explanatory information on a topic  Facts, formulas, technical information; quick reference about a broad subject area
  38.  A single-volume reference book of compact size that provides concise factual information on a specific subject, organized systematically for quick and easy access. Statistical information is often published in handbook form (example: Statistical Handbook on the American Family). Some handbooks are published serially (CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics).
  39. Handbooks Not publish annually (depends on the desired revision) Containing concise information for a certain organization and being small enough to be held in the hand Bits of information in a particular field or about a particular technique (laws, rules and regulations) Single volumes which summarize large amounts of facts
  40. Contains technical information Overview/brief
  41. Obtaining a summary of events and developments surrounding a topic Discovering how to complete a task, solve a problem, or answer a question
  42.  Contain one or more lists of resources and materials sharing some common attribute such as location, publishing date, subject, etc.  List of works  A branch of library science dealing with the history, physical description, comparison, and classification of books and ot her works (
  43. a. What are the author's qualifications for the fulfillment of his purpose? b. What were the sources of his knowledge?
  44. c. The imprint of the publisher may indicate the relative worth of a book. Some publishers has excellent reputations for issuing reference works, others are noteworthy for bad titles. d. Writing styles.
  45. a. Purpose b. Coverage c. Recency d. Special aids to the reader e. Period Covered (optional)
  46. a. Accuracy b. Objectivity c. Style
  47. a. Sequence b. Indexing
  48.  Katz, William A. (1992). Introduction to Reference Work: Basic Information Sources. 6th ed. New York: McGraw Hill.  Bopp, Richard E., Smith, Linda C. (2011). Reference and Information Services: An Introduction. 4th ed. California: ABC-CLIO, LLC.      
  50. Do you have any book about the Philippines’ events last 2013?
  51. Hey, can you help me? I want to know how many people are killed in an automobile accidents each year? Don’t mind, I just want to know.
  52. I want to know other works related to Library Designs. Can you help me?
  53. I’m too old to bring viscid books but I want to read something about Politics. Can you lend me one?
  54. Martin Luther King, Jr was died on April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Where could I find what event happened before he died? Another one, where does football originated?