Encyclopedia of Distance Learning

Encyclopedia of Distance Learning

Author: Howard, Caroline

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781591405542

Category: Law

Page: 2418

View: 512

"This encyclopedia offers the most comprehensive coverage of the issues, concepts, trends, and technologies of distance learning. More than 450 international contributors from over 50 countries"--Provided by publisher.

Reference and Information Services

Reference and Information Services

Author: Kay Ann Cassell

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9781555708597

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 510

View: 129

Search skills of today bear little resemblance to searches through print publications. Reference service has become much more complex than in the past, and is in a constant state of flux. Learning the skill sets of a worthy reference librarian can be challenging, unending, rewarding, and-- yes, fun.

Guide to Reference in Genealogy and Biography

Guide to Reference in Genealogy and Biography

Author: Mary K. Mannix

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838912942

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 386

View: 597

An excellent starting point for both reference librarians and for library users seeking information about family history and the lives of others, this resource is drawn from the authoritative database of Guide to Reference, voted Best Professional Resource Database by Library Journal readers in 2012. Biographical resources have long been of interest to researchers and general readers, and this title directs readers to the best biographical sources for all regions of the world. For interest in the lives of those not found in biographical resources, this title also serves as a guide to the most useful genealogical resources. Profiling more than 1400 print and electronic sources, this book helps connect librarians and researchers to the most relevant sources of information in genealogy and biography.

Encyclopedia of African American Business: Updated and Revised Edition, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]

Encyclopedia of African American Business: Updated and Revised Edition, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]

Author: Jessie Smith

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440850288

Category: Social Science

Page: 1032

View: 832

This two-volume set showcases the achievements of African American entrepreneurs and the various businesses that they founded, developed, or promote as well as the accomplishments of many African American leaders—both those whose work is well-known and other achievers who have been neglected in history. • Provides a broad overview of the development of African American business and business leaders, from the beginning of black life in America through the present • Demonstrates that African Americans developed self-sufficiency early on despite rampant racism and legal restrictions and how their efforts and accomplishments impacted the economy • Identifies many women African American business leaders • Introduces readers to the success of African American entrepreneurs beyond American shores • Shows the influence of social media on the shaping of businesses in the modern context