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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. The Reading List | 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. 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. 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. We have a functionary that I do not recall having seen in any other public library, whose duties may be summed up in the title ‘official hostess.’ Resources for readers' advisory practioners Moyer, J. 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. 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... PreviousNext 1-25 of 41 results Fluent in Fantasy: The Next GenerationDiana Tixier Herald and Bonnie KunzelDecember 2007Libraries UnlimitedReference and Information Services and Tools/Readers' Advisory and Leisure ReadingReference and Information Services and Tools/Arts and Humanities Literature Reference ToolsGenreflecting Advisory SeriesRead ReviewsHardcover978-1-59158-198-7$58.00Add to CartInternational PricingHardcover: £37.00/46,00€/A$66.00.

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

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! , Green Wilma). Mike Artell - Author-illustrator. Avi - The award-winning author of Poppy, Beyond the Westen Sea, and many more novels. Bruce Balan - Author of the Cyber.kdz series and more. Haemi Balgassi - Author of Peacebound Trains and Tae's Sonata. L. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz WebsitePiglet Press - This publisher of Oz audio books has a site with a great deal of Oz-information, including sound samples from the stories. William Bell - The Canadian author of Forbidden City and River My Friend. John Bellairs - The Compleat Bellairs - Summaries, excerpts, and sample artwork from the spooky books of this popular author.

John Bianchi and Frank B. Jan Brett Lewis Carroll. 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 fiction is set in the modern (or historical world), not in a far–off Nevernever land. But it portrays a world infused with mythic archetypes, mystery, and magic. Works of mythic fiction can be found on the mainstream fiction shelves in the form of magic realism and surrealism, as well as in genre fiction, Young Adult fiction, and other parts of the bookstore. The following list contains 100 fine novels by 100 fine writers of contemporary mythic fiction.

For recommendations for younger readers, see Mythic Fiction for Young Adults by Julie Bartel. Kathleen Alcala, Spirits of the OrdinaryIsabel Allende, The House of the SpiritsKim Antieau, Coyote CowgirlKate Atkinson, Human CroquetA.A. 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. Readers' Advisory Knapsack | 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! 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.