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Super Searchers Go to the Source
Super Searchers Go to the Source

Super Searchers Go to the Source

The Interviewing and Hands-On Information Strategies of Top Primary Researchers—Online, on the Phone, and in Person

Super Searchers series

COMPUTERS

430 Pages, 6 x 9 1/2

Trade Paper, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $37.95)

Publication Date: April 2001

ISBN 9780910965538

Rights: US, CA & UK

Information Today, Inc. (Apr 2001)
CyberAge Books

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Overview

Using an expert interview approach to primary research, this book shares secrets from professional researchers for integrating online skills with interviews, hands-on public records research, and documents and printed materials not available on the Internet. Provided are tips and resources for using online research to locate sources, prepare for interviews, and evaluate information. Topics covered include getting through gatekeepers, obtaining hard-to-find information, and using primary sources to complement online research.

Author Biography

Risa Sacks has provided research and writing services to business, government agencies, and individuals for over 20 years. She is the owner of Risa Sacks Information Services, specializing in custom-tailored phone inquiries and manual and online research. She lives in Sylva, North Carolina.