Kister’s Best Encyclopedias: A Comparative Guide to General and Specialized Encyclopedias. By Kenneth F. Kister.

  • Lois Buttlar Kent State University

Author Biography

Lois Buttlar, Kent State University

Lois Buttlar is Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Science, Kent State University, Ohio. She has an M.L.S. and a Ph.D. from Kent State. Dr. Buttlar has been a cataloger, and instructional materials specialist. She was Acting Director (and later Assistant Director) of the Instructional Resources Center, Kent State University College of Education. The latest of her eight books are Education: A Guide to Reference and Information Sources (1989), and Multiculturalism in Libraries (with Rosemary R. DuMont and William Canyon, 1994). Her articles have appeared in Collection Management, College and Research Libraries, Journal of Academic Librarianship, Library Quarterly, RQ, and various other journals. She is a frequent book reviewer, and has presented papers at a number of conferences.

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