Reference & User Services Quarterly 45(2)

Reference & User Services Quarterly
Volume 45, Number 2 (Winter 2005)

The Alert Collector
Diane Zabel, Editor
Building a Basic Collection on Sikh Religion and Culture
Rajwant Singh Chilana

Community Building
Kathleen de la Peña McCook, Editor
Poverty, poor people, and our priorities
John Gehner

Readers’ Advisory
Barry Trott, Editor
Working without a net
Readers’ Advisory in the Small Public Library
Kaite Mediatore Stover

From Committees of RUSA
Outstanding business reference sources : The 2005 selection of recent titles
Rusa Brass

Final report to White House conference on aging
ALA/OLOS/RUSA White House conference on aging task force


Trying to help without getting in their faces
Public library staff descriptions of providing consumer health information
C. Brandi Borman, Pamela J. Mckenzie

Public library responses to a consumer health inquiry in a public health crisis
The SARS experience in Ontario
Roma Harris, C. Nadine Wathen, Donna CHan

The impact of Low-Level skills on Information-Seeking behavior
Implications of competency theory for research and practice
Melissa Gross