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These sites are a great way to keep up to date!

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Literature Map - The Tourist Map of Literature. Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia. Fantastic Fiction. Reader advice (Public Libraries Connect) Grovel - Graphic novel reviews: Graphic novel reviews. Reference & User Services Association (RUSA) Home - Readers' Advisory Services. What is readers' advisory and why is it so important? — Bookavore. When I started as Head of Readers’ Advisory at Darien Library, many non-librarians and even some librarians asked me just what the hell that meant.

What is readers' advisory and why is it so important? — Bookavore

I still get that question a fair amount, and I find there are certain things I mention over and over, so I’m putting them all in one place. If you're already up on the basics of RA, skip to the next section for the academic stuff. What is readers' advisory? There are a lot of things you can read to learn what RA is and how it is practiced in public libraries. If you want to learn more about how to practice it, skip to the next section.

Readers’ Advisory Service in the Public Library by Joyce G. Readers’ Advisory Service in North American Public Libraries, 1870-2005: A History and Critical Analysis, by Juris Dilevko and Candice F. This book includes a description of a job that fascinates me, that of the library hostess. My favorite discovery in all my research has been the patron saint of readers’ advisory, Jennie Maas Flexner. Orr, C. (2015). Book recommendations from readers like you. Readers' Advisory - Free Resources - LibGuides at Florida Atlantic University. RFL. A Synergistic Alternative to Readers' Advisory Services: Managing Customer Knowledge. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science—"Featuring the Future" Hsia-Ching Chang and Terrence A.

A Synergistic Alternative to Readers' Advisory Services: Managing Customer Knowledge

Maxwell Department of Informatics, College of Computing and Information, University at Albany, State University of New York, Draper Hall, Room 113, 135 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12222 Introduction Information organizations cannot avoid participating in knowledge-based competition because customers' preferences are dynamic. Although readers' advisory services originated from public libraries, readers fall back on customer reviews and powerful tools offered by online bookstores as well as social cataloguing applications, which best use customer knowledge.

Overview of readers' advisory services RA service has been redefined as a patron-centered library service in pursuit of information seeking and leisure reading needs (Saricks, 2005). Capturing knowledge about customers Customer knowledge and customer value Knowledge about customers. Product Search Results - Libraries Unlimited. Redirecting...

Product Search Results - Libraries Unlimited

PreviousNext. Reader's Corner - Who Writes Like. Have you read every novel by your favourite author?

Reader's Corner - Who Writes Like

Are you looking for more suggestions? Browse the alphabetical list Do a keyword search Enter author surname TIP: Add 'Who Writes Like' to your Bookmarks or Favorites. A new way of choosing what book to read next. Stop, You're Killing Me! Children's Authors & Illustrators on the Web. Authors A - J | Authors K - P | Authors Q - Z | Other Sources Jonathan Allen - British illustrator (The Great White Man-Eating Shark) and author/illustrator (Mucky Moose).

Children's Authors & Illustrators on the Web

Caroline Arnold - US author of a wide range of nonfiction (African Animals, El Nino). Tedd Arnold - The picture book author/illustrator (No Jumping on the Bed! Fiction Book Lists. Books for Keeps. Australian readers advisory sites. Mythic Reading Lists. The field of mythic fiction consists of contemporary works that draw on the timeless themes and symbolism of world mythology, medieval romance, folklore, fairy tales, and the oral stoytelling tradition.

Mythic Reading Lists

Mythic fiction is set in the modern (or historical world), not in a far–off Nevernever land. Amazon.com.au: Shop for Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Fire HDX, Kindle Books, Apps for Android, Cloud Drive, and Audible Audiobooks. Books, Online Books, #1 Australian online bookstore, Buy Discount Books, eBooks and DVDs from Australia and the world. Online Resources for Readers from the Newton Free Library. Ruralbookshop. 9 of the Best Australian Contemporary Young Adult novels – Better Reading. YA author Steph Bowe chooses the cream of the crop in recent Australian YA releases that can be read by teenagers and adults alike!

9 of the Best Australian Contemporary Young Adult novels – Better Reading

Steph Bowe was born in Melbourne in 1994 and now lives in Queensland. She has written two earlier YA novels: Girl Saves Boy and All This Could End, and her newest, Night Swimming, is due to be released on April 3. Steph is currently a Stella Prize Schools Ambassador for Queensland. One Would Think the Deep by Claire Zorn Claire Zorn took out a whole slew of literary awards with her previous YA novel, The Protected, and One Would Think the Deep is a compelling follow-up, about a boy who, after the sudden death of his mother, goes to live with his estranged aunt and cousins, and starts to unravel old family tensions and secrets. Against a backdrop of surf culture and the complex dynamics of a working class family, Zorn writes the internal world of a grieving teenager especially well.

On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta The Whole of My World by Nicole Hayes.