Reference Librarians and LIS Students: Contrasting Views of Reference Source Training and Experience
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An examination of students’ and practitioners’ attitudes towards, and uses of, various reference sources. Students found print sources to be educational, but use of print is waning. Many practitioners said learning specific sources was best done on the job, and felt new hires were better prepared to use online sources.
Bossaller, J. & Adkins, D. (2011, June 3). Reference Librarians and LIS Students: Contrasting Views of Reference Source Training and Experience. Paper presented at Canadian Association for Information Science, Fredricton, New Brunswick.