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Basch, Reva

Overview
Works: 43 works in 208 publications in 2 languages and 18,726 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Handbooks and manuals  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, pre, Other
Classifications: ZA4201, 025.04
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Reva Basch
Secrets of the super searchers by Reva Basch( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Researching online for dummies by Reva Basch( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview on how to use the Web effectively for all kinds of research projects. Explains search engines, guru sites and online archives in plain English. Includes a CD with free software, bonus chapters and an appendix on Boolean searching and other power research techniques
Secrets of the super Net searchers : the reflections, revelations, and hard-won wisdom of 35 of the world's top Internet researchers by Reva Basch( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents the collected wisdom of 35 leading Internet hunters and gatherers. Through interviews, these experts offer insights, anecdotes, tips, techniques, and case histories which will raise the "searching iq" of any serious Internet user. The Super Net Searchers explain how they find valuable information on the Internet, revealing their secrets on topics including: search strategies that really work; where the Internet is used most effectively as a research tool; keeping up-to-date on Internet resources; distinguishing quality sources; how to avoid "Internet overload"; finding experts and enlisting their help; how not to get "lost in cyberspace"; relative strengths of Web search engines; intellectual property rights; and the future of the World Wide Web. Contributors include: independent research professionals (Bob Bethune, Mary Ellen Bates, Susan Feldman, Aggi Raeder, Patrick Sullivan, Terry Brainerd Chadwick, Cliff Williams, Thomas Rode, and Derek Pugsley); academic librarians and educators (Sharyn Ladner, Hope Tillman, Greg Notess, Gail Clement, John Houser, Roy Tennant, John Ober, Judi Harris, Linda Joseph, and Ferdi Serim); corporate researchers and webmasters (Dana Rachlin, Paula MacKinnon, Joann Wleklinski, John Marcus, Tim Green, Michael McCulley, and Bob Bernard); and writers, consultants, and net pioneers (Kevin Savetz, Edward J. Valauskas, Jill Ellsworth, Jim Carroll, Michel Bauwens, John Makulowich, John December, Lou Rosenfeld, and Rick Gates). Includes appendices of referenced sites and sources, a glossary, and an index. (Author/SWC)
Law of the super searchers : the online secrets of top legal researchers by T. R Halvorson( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super searchers in the news : the online secrets of journalists and news researchers by Paula J Hane( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you want to become a more effective online searcher, and do fast, accurate online research on a wide range of moving-target topics, don't miss Super Searchers In The News--the fifth title in the new Super Searchers series for today's serious information user
Building & running a successful research business : a guide for the independent information professional by Mary Ellen Bates( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the handbook every aspiring independent information professional needs in order to launch, manage, and build a research business. Organized into four sections, "Getting Started," "Running the Business," "Marketing," and "Researching," the book walks you through every step of the process. Author Mary Ellen Bates covers everything from "Is this right for you?" to closing the sale, managing clients, promoting your business on the web, and tapping into powerful information sources beyond the web. The second edition features a wealth of new material, including new chapters on how to position yourself, marketing via social media, creating an effective web presence, strategic planning for your next five years, and writing a marketing plan that works. Bates, a popular author and speaker and a long-time successful independent info pro, reveals all the tips, tricks, and techniques for setting up, running, and growing your own information business."--Publisher's description
Super searchers on health & medicine : the online secrets of top health and medical researchers by Susan M Detwiler( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super searchers go to the source : the interviewing and hands-on information strategies of top primary researchers--online, on the phone, and in person by Risa Sacks( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Online deskbook : Online magazine's essential desk reference for online and Internet searchers by Mary Ellen Bates( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a concise overview of online technology. Features a directory to the major online services and Internet access providers plus detailed comparative profiles and the information needed to get up and running access codes, log on information, system requirements, directory/finding tools, evaluation of strenghts and weaknesses etc
Electronic information delivery : ensuring quality and value by Reva Basch( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do you judge the accuracy, reliability, and completeness of an electronic or online database? What measures do publishers and distributors employ to ensure that quality standards are met? Who is responsible for what part of the process? Eighteen contributors address these questions and more in their discussion of an important issue in today's business world--the quality of information. Fourteen chapters are distributed over five parts which address: (1) database production; (2) the role of the search intermediary; (3) quality testing; (4) liability issues; and (5) the role of user groups. The chapters are: "Information Manufacturing: a Historical View of Quality Engineering" (Stephen E. Arnold); "Standardizing Online Information: An Impossibility?" (Sophie K. Hudnut);"Quality Issues in Information Retrieval: a Publisher Perspective" (Anne Mintz); "Assuring Data Integrity and Quality: a Database Producer's Perspective" (Earl Beutler); "Application of tqm to the Continuous Improvement of Database Production" (Barbara Lawrence and Tony Lenti); "Quality Assurance in the Information Service Environment" (Kristin K. Oberts); "Better Searching Through Better Searchers" (Barbara Quint); "Priorities of Quality" (Carol Tenopir); "Testing the Quality of cd-rom Databases" (Peter Jacso); "Selected Aspects of Legal Liabilities of Independent Information Professionals" (T. R. Halvorson); "Database Quality and Liability: The uk Campaign" (Sandy Norman); "Evaluating the Quality of Finnish Databases" (Ritva Juntunen); "The Eye of the Beholder" (C. J. Armstrong); and"Quality Issues in the Information Sector: An International Perspective with Particular Reference to the European Scene" (Alan Gilchrist). (Mas)
Super searchers go to school : sharing online strategies with K-12 students, teachers, and librarians by Joyce Kasman Valenza( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using an expert interview approach to K-12 research, this book shares ideas from professional researchers on the improvement of teacher awareness of critical information skills and the importance of information fluency. How educators and librarians can intrude respectfully when research becomes a largely self-serving pursuit, what the developmental issues are in teaching searching, and what a best practice looks like are discused. Other topics covered include motivating learners to care about improving their searching skills, selecting high quality resources, and how to engage an entire community, including classroom teachers, administrators, and parents
Super searchers on competitive intelligence : the online and offline secrets of top CI researchers by Margaret Metcalf Carr( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Super searchers make it on their own : top independent information professionals share their secrets for starting and running a research business by Suzanne Sabroski( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offering the advice, insights, experiences, and encouragement would-be Internet entrepreneurs need to establish a successful independent research business, this book provides an insider's view of Internet businesses and their unique services. Eleven entrepreneurial super searchers representing a broad range of topic specialties and business focuses are interviewed. Also discussed are the details for getting started, developing a niche, finding clients, doing the research, networking with peers, and staying well informed about Web resources and technologies
Super searchers cover the world : the online secrets of international business researchers by Mary Ellen Bates( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super searchers on Wall Street : top investment professionals share their online research secrets by Amelia Kassel( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super searchers on Madison Avenue : top advertising and marketing professionals share their online research strategies by Grace Avellana Villamora( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen researchers, copywriters, account planners, and consultants share tips, techniques, and resources for online advertising and marketing research
Super searcher, author, scribe : successful writers share their Internet research secrets by Loraine Page( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impact of the Internet on the writing profession is unprecedented, even revolutionary. Wired writers of the 21st century use the Internet to do research, to collaborate, to reach out to readers, and even to publish and sell their work. In this comprehensive reference, gems of wisdom are drawn from 14 leading journalists, book authors, writing instructors, and professional researchers in the literary field. These super-searching scribes share their online tips, techniques, sources, and success stories and offer advice that any working writer can put to immediate use
Super searchers on mergers & acquisitions : the online secrets of top corporate researchers and M & A pros by Jan D Tudor( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sixth title in the Super Searchers series is a unique resource for business owners, brokers, appraisers, entrepreneurs, and investors who use the Internet and online services to research Mergers & Acquisitions (M & A) opportunities. Leading business valuation researcher Jan Davis Tudor interviews thirteen top M & A researchers, who share their secrets for finding, evaluating, and delivering critical deal-making data on companies and industries. As a reader bonus, The Super Searchers Web Page features links to the most important online information sources for M & A research
Super searchers do business : the online secrets of top business researchers by Mary Ellen Bates( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super Searchers Go to the Source : the Interviewing and Hands-On Information Strategies of Top Primary Researchers?Online, on the Phone by Reva Basch( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Secrets of the super searchers
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Researching online for dummiesSecrets of the super Net searchers : the reflections, revelations, and hard-won wisdom of 35 of the world's top Internet researchersLaw of the super searchers : the online secrets of top legal researchersSuper searchers in the news : the online secrets of journalists and news researchersBuilding & running a successful research business : a guide for the independent information professionalSuper searchers on health & medicine : the online secrets of top health and medical researchersSuper searchers go to the source : the interviewing and hands-on information strategies of top primary researchers--online, on the phone, and in personThe Online deskbook : Online magazine's essential desk reference for online and Internet searchers