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8.1 Where can I get answers to difficult reference questions through the internet?




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This article is from the Libraries FAQ, by Anthony Wilson paw@iglou.com with numerous contributions by others.

8.1 Where can I get answers to difficult reference questions through the internet?

"STUMPERS-L is a networking resource for reference questions that have
people, in essence, stumped. It is assumed that all questions posted
to this list have been thoroughly researched through the usual
sources; library, specialists, other Internet resources, etc. After
failing to find a satisfactory answer, you should turn to the people
on STUMPERS-L!" The Stumpers-l web site is
http://www.cuis.edu/~stumpers/intro.html.
To subscribe to the listserv, send the message "SUBSCRIBE STUMPERS-L"
to mailserv@crf.cuis.edu .

The Toronto Reference Library Answerline provides free quick reference
service, by phone or e-mail:
http://www.mtrl.toronto.on.ca/centres/answer/index.html

Try the real-time online reference at the Internet Public Library
(IPL) reference desk. For more information, visit the IPL at:
http://ipl.sils.umich.edu or telnet to their MOO (Multi-user
Object-Oriented) at: telnet://ipl.sils.umich.edu [logon as "iplmoo"
and, when prompted, type "connect guest".]

 

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