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Library Orientation for Counseling 101

Susana Preciado, Instructor
Adele Enright, Librarian
November 7, 2006

Introduction and welcome

Library cards, printing, Reference Librarians, etc.

Reference books and journals

Library Web site:  Start here!  The best research portal:  http://library.riohondo.edu  

Topic:  Education Systems in Other Countries

To find books in the Library Catalog (WebCat) available from the library homepage

Education Country Name (example: Education Japan)

Call number: _________________   Floor_________________

Comparative education

Call number: _________________   Floor_________________

Early childhood education Asia

Call number: _________________   Floor_________________

Selected Reference books by title:

Encyclopedia America

Call number: _________________   Floor_________________

Statesman's Yearbook

Call number:_________________  floor____________

Countries and their Cultures

Call number: _________________   Floor_________________

Statistical Handbook on the World's Children

Call number: _________________   Floor_________________

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life

Call number: _________________   Floor_________________

Best Online Databases (for Articles)

Start at the library homepage: http://library.riohondo.edu look under "articles" or "online databases":
ProQuest

Best Sources for Quality Web Sites

The Educator's Reference Desk : http://www.eduref.org/Eric/
Librarians Index to the Internet:  http://www.lii.org

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