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Success at the enquiry desk : successful enquiry answering, every time

Author: Tim Owen
Publisher: London : Facet, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats

Helps the information professional become self-sufficient in answering enquiries. This desk-book guides the reader through various stages of research, from finding out what the enquirer really wants  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Owen
ISBN: 1856046001 9781856046008
OCLC Number: 470395610
Description: 1 vol. (XX-134 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: The book includes help and advice on: * Making sure you really understand the question * Providing just the right amount of information * Imagining what the final answer will look like * Choosing the best sources and delivery media * Devising efficient search strategies * Meeting deadlines every time * Deciding what to do if you can't find the answer * Presenting your answer well * Using completed enquiries to develop your service * Creating a brand new information service.
Responsibility: Tim Buckley Owen.
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