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Electronic sources of information

Helen Butcher

Electronic sources of information

by Helen Butcher

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Published by Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Updates and replaces AD 204.

Statementby Helen Butcher and Marion Pye.
SeriesAccountants digest -- 252
ContributionsPye, Marion., Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15379269M
ISBN 101853551422
OCLC/WorldCa40889400

An electronic book, also known as an e-book or eBook, is a book publication made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on the flat-panel display of computers or other electronic devices. Although sometimes defined as "an electronic version of a printed book", some e-books exist without a printed equivalent. E-books can be read on dedicated e-reader devices. The Online Writing Lab (OWL) of Purdue University provides useful examples of citing electronic sources for each style: American Psychological Association (APA) Modern Language Association (MLA) Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) Citations of electronic sources often require the URL or the name of the database from which you retrieved the information.

  As a general rule, use books when you need an in-depth, comprehensive treatment of a subject, historical event, or person. OneSearch is the primary tool for identifying and locating books.. The majority of non-fiction books owned by the library are scholarly, academic works, .   When a source is only published online, or was "born digital," Rule of the Bluebook states you should cite the most "stable" electronic location you can find. The citation should include all information that can most clearly direct the reader to the source, and will generally look very similar to a print citation of an article, including.

[citation needed] Information about books and authors can be stored in databases like online general-interest book databases. Metadata, which means "data about data" is information about a book. Metadata about a book may include its title, ISBN or other classification number (see above), the names of contributors (author, editor, illustrator) and publisher, its date and size, the language of the text. The easiest way to search for electronic or digital books (e-books) The Library of Congress News Service, a source for information about the Library's programs, exhibits, activities, hours of operation, and job openings, launches in October. Enables computer users to dial in to the service over telephone lines by using modems connected to.


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