Reference

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Reference services continue to evolve with changing patron needs and with varied information resources and formats. Libraries continue to provide unparalleled reference using traditional and emerging tools, formats and resources. Explore topics such as information literacy, internet resources for patrons, answering health and legal questions, and innovations in digital or virtual reference.

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Librarians Leave "Fort Ref" and Reach Out with Reference

 News / Last Modified: 14 January 2016

The role of reference is changing, and librarians at Douglas County Libraries in Colorado, United States, took an active approach to examining what reference could look like for their community. Through a series of small projects and collaborative ef...

Leaving Fort Ref: Frontiers of Embedded Librarianship

 Webinar / Last Modified: 22 December 2015

This webinar explores new approaches to reference that embed the librarian in the community, answering questions at the point of need, and growing community connections.