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900 Reference Analysis Encyclopedia of Space Exploration By: Alex Barger LIBR 150 Bibliography Angelo, Joseph A. Encyclopedia of Space Exploration . Facts On File, New York. 2000. Dewey Call Number: R919.904 Availability

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bibliography
Bibliography
  • Angelo, Joseph A. Encyclopedia of Space Exploration. Facts On File, New York. 2000.
  • Dewey Call Number: R919.904
availability
Availability
  • Here are some KCLS libraries that have this title in their reference collection:
    • Kent Reference  
    • North Bend Reference  
    • Redmond Reference
    • Shoreline Reference  
    • Woodinville Reference
arrangement
Arrangement
  • These are the contents of the book:
    • Acknowledgements
    • Introduction
    • Author’s note
    • Entries A-Z
    • Appendix A: Special reference list
    • Appendix B: Exploring Cyber-space
    • Index
indexing
Indexing
  • The definitions in the book are arranged in alphabetical order
  • The same thing is true of the index in the back of the book with the corresponding page number next to it
scope
Scope
  • In this reference book, you can find information about things having to do with space exploration
  • You can even look up “alien” and find a “space” definition for our extraterrestrial friends!
  • It talks about anything from the inventions of Galileo to the launch of Spudnik
currency
Currency
  • This reference was published in 2000, so it is fairly current.
  • It is nine years old
  • This might not be the reference source you would want to use if you are looking for any changes to space exploration in the last nine years, however I don’t know how much space exploration has changed since the time this book was published
intended purpose
Intended Purpose
  • One of the intended purposes of this book is that it “examines how space exploration (past, present, and future) is helping us answer such truly important questions as: Who are we? Where did we come from? Where are we going? Are we alone?”
additional purposes served
Additional Purposes Served
  • This reference has many additional purposes it could serve
    • It might be useful to someone writing a science fiction story. They could look up concepts that they could use in their writing
    • This reference book could also be helpful to someone in an art class who wants to paint a picture of a space station. They could photographs used in this book
physical format s
Physical Format(s)
  • The format I used for this reference analysis was a hardback version
  • It was slight thick and heavy
  • 305 pages
special features
Special Features
  • According to the back of this reference book, there are “more than 100 back-and-white photographs . . .”
  • There are also two appendixes
    • Appendix A: Special reference list
    • Appendix B: Exploring Cyber-space
author credentials
Author Credentials
  • The author has good credentials for writing a reference book about space exploration
    • He received a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the University of Arizona
    • He is a professor in the College of Engineering at Florida Tech
    • He is also the author of many books that are space-related, for example
      • The Dictionary of Space Technology
      • The Extraterrestrial Encyclopedia
personal impression
Personal Impression
  • I thought that this reference book was interesting. I have always found space very interesting. The pictures in the book were very nice, good quality. The definitions were also not too complicated. I could read a selection from the book and not go “Uh? What did that mean?” after reading it.
examples typifying reference uses
Examples Typifying Reference Uses
  • I am looking for a good-quality picture of a meteorite.
complimentary sources
Complimentary Sources
  • Angelo, Joseph A. The Dictionary of Space Technology. Facts on File, New York. 1999.
  • Dewey Call Number: R629.403
  • Angelo, Joseph A. Encyclopedia of Space and Astronomy. Facts on File, New York. 2006.
  • Dewey Call Number: R520.3