Some articles on reference desk, reference:
... Library users can consult the staff at the reference desk for help in finding information ... Using a structured reference interview, the librarian works with the library user to clarify their needs and determine what information sources will fill them ... To borrow a medical analogy, reference librarians diagnose and treat information deficiencies ...
... that also include content from other reference sources, are Reference.com and Answers.com ... Several languages of Wikipedia also maintain a reference desk, where volunteers answer questions from the general public ... of Documentation, the quality of the Wikipedia reference desk is comparable to a standard library reference desk, with an accuracy of 55% ...
Famous quotes containing the words desk and/or reference:
“There was a girl who was running the traffic desk, and there was a woman who was on the overnight for radio as a producer, and my desk assistant was a woman. So when the world came to an end, we took over.”
—Marya McLaughlin, U.S. television newswoman. As quoted in Women in Television News, ch. 3, by Judith S. Gelfman (1976)
“If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favourable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.”
—Winston Churchill (18741965)