Subject Guides and Resource Discovery (2019)
Subject guides are disciplinary resource discovery maps long created by librarians to assist library users in independently locating resources within the library. While best practices in the design and promotion of guides are well documented in the literature, analyses of usage are scant. Furthermore, given developments in resource discovery, including Web-scale discovery tools and Google Scholar, subject guide usage needs to be contextualised in relation to the usage of other discovery tools.
KeywordsGoogle Scholar; web-scale discovery; databases; academic discipline; resource discovery tools; Subject guides
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