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22 Cards in this Set

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Book or publication, usually published on an annual basis
that includes factual information about international and national events of the year; also called a fact book.
Collection of documents of historical or administrative value to an organization.
Dewey Decimal classification system
Most widely known decimal-numeric filing classification system primarily used for cataloging library books in ten general categories.
Reference book that provides the correct spelling, meaning, usage, and syllabication of all words recognized in a specific language.
Listings of companies, associations, organizations, individuals, or products arranged alphabetically, geographically, or by subject.
Set of one or more general reference books that provide detailed information on a wide variety of topics arranged in alphabetical order.
Etiquette references
Publications that feature conventional requirements of social behavior and conduct as established for specific occasions.
Fact book
Book or publication, usually published on an annual basis, that includes factual information about international and national events of the year; also known as an almanac.
GPO Access
U.S. Government Web site that provides the official, published electronic version of public information available daily to the general public.
Publication that contains a list of particular topics or subjects that have appeared in newspapers, periodicals, or other sources with specific references to the source.
Information banks
Collections of information specific to a particular profession or field, usually available through computer networks by subscription.
Interview guide
Document that contains an interview plan and the questions that need to be asked during the interview.
Library of Congress classification system
Alphanumeric filing classification system developed in the early 1900s used for cataloging library books according to 21 major areas of knowledge that includes one or two alphabetic letters and a series of numbers that designate subdivisions within categories.
Library consortiums
Networks of public and university libraries that link the online services of the libraries.
Official Airline Guides (OAGs)
Travel and transportation guides available through subscription for all domestic and international airline flights.
Parliamentary procedures
Application of a set of rules and principles for conducting formal meetings efficiently and orderly; appropriate conduct of business meetings as specified in specific references.
Primary sources
Research studies such as surveys, interviews, and experiments that yield actual data that can be analyzed.
Public library
Collections of books and other informational publications housed in a local library and available to everyone who resides in a particular community or geographic area.
Secondary sources
Published and unpublished documents written by others who have studied the research topic.
Lexicon (dictionary) of similar words or information that focuses on synonyms and antonyms; reference that is helpful in determining other words that have the same meaning as the one being conveyed in the message.
Word book
Alphabetical list of the most frequently used words that indicates the spelling, syllabication, and recommended hyphenation.
Writing style manuals
References that provide assistance in preparing formal reports requiring documentation (footnotes, endnotes, or in-text citations and bibliographie).