February 16, 2018

Archives for November 2001

Libraries Create Social Capital

A unique, if fleeting, opportunity to carve out a new library mission The tide of the 21st century carried Americans into ever-deeper engagement in the life of their communities. The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 sharply accelerated that movement. “There is a new spirit here, and it’s one of warmth, solidarity, humanity, and determination […]

Online Databases – The Power of Citation Searching

by Carol Tenopir It may be effective to find relevant literature by searching for articles by subject descriptors or keywords, but subject searching is not the only way. When authors of scholarly pieces cite relevant sources in the references or notes sections of their articles, researchers can thus extend their literature searches. The power of […]