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Authors: Thomas,Margaret,

Title: Scrutinizing virtual reference

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Year: 2005 Volume: 21 Issue: 2

Start Page: 16 Other Pages: 18

Descriptors: ELECTRONIC reference services (Libraries), REFERENCE services (Libraries), LIBRARY users, INTERNET in library reference services, LIBRARIES & state, QUESTION-answering systems, REFERENCE librarians, LIBRARIES, GRANTS-in-aid, WASHINGTON (State),


Looks at the advantages of virtual reference services to library users. Features of virtual reference; Approach used by the Washington state government to virtual reference grants; Average questions a day being answered by libraries offering the service.


M3: Article; Thomas, Margaret 1; Affiliations: 1: Research librarian, Energy Program Library, Olympia Source Info: Jul2005, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p16; Thesaurus Term: ELECTRONIC reference services (Libraries); Thesaurus Term: REFERENCE services (Libraries); Thesaurus Term: LIBRARY users; Thesaurus Term: INTERNET in library reference services; Thesaurus Term: LIBRARIES & state; Thesaurus Term: QUESTION-answering systems; Thesaurus Term: REFERENCE librarians; Thesaurus Term: LIBRARIES; Subject Term: GRANTS-in-aid; Subject Term: WASHINGTON (State); Number of Pages: 3p. Document Type: Article

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Issn Isbn: 87564173