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Mark Schumacher

Mark has been a reference librarian at UNCG for over 34 years, working mainly in the areas of foreign languages, art, theatre and occasionally history. He wrote over 5500 abstracts for Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life over 29 years. He also (still) loves to play Ultimate Frisbee and to support UNCG Athletics.

There are 7 included publications by Mark Schumacher :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Accuracy of reference sources: the example of Balzac. 1992 1132 The reference question concerning Balzac's birth and death dates reveals that a number of standard, respected sources contained inaccuracies and discrepancies concerning the simplest type of factual data. The lack of accuracy can cause a variety of ...
Andre-Paul-Guillaume Gide 1992 2461 Biography and bibliography of Andre-Paul-Guillaume Gide, writer, France, early 20th century.
THE CRISIS IN REFERENCE SERVICE: A VIEW FROM THE TRENCHES 1987 272 Hernon and McClure make a number of important points in the lead article of the symposium on "Library Reference Service: an Unrecognized Crisis." It is certainly true, for instance, that reference departments should be able to answer more than 55% of...
Honore De Balzac 1992 3827 Biography and bibliography of Honore De Balzac, French writer of the 19th century.
Instructing the Academic Search Service User: the Faculty Connection at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro 1989 345 In order to improve faculty understanding of the library-based computer searching service at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Reference Department decided to organize a series of informational workshops. Open to both faculty and gr...
Virginia Dare: our first librarian 1990 630 Satirical humor piece based on the premise that "Virginia Dare, the first English child born in North America, was among the first librarians in the American colonies, and probably the first public librarian in North Carolina."
Wassily Kandinsky 1992 5141 Biography and bibliography of Wassily Kandinsky, Russian painter of the late 19th - early 20th centuries.