Research-Based Readers' Advisory

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In recent years, many excellent research projects on topics related to readers' advisory services have been published. Yet keeping up with the latest research findings is a challenge for many readers' advisors.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780838909591
  • Publisher: ALA Editions
  • Publication date: 4/30/2008
  • Series: ALA Readers' Advisory Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

1 Readers' Advisory Services: The State of the Practice Joyce Saricks Barry Trott 1

2 Adult Readers 12

Research Review Jessica E. Moyer

Librarian's View Jane Jorgenson

3 Nonfiction Readers and Nonfiction Advisory 37

Research Review Jessica E. Moyer

Librarian's View Sarah Statz Cords

4 Audiovisual Advisory 56

Research Review Jessica E. Moyer

Librarian's View Kaite Mediatore Stover

5 Children and Young Adult Readers and Readers' Advisory 77

Research Review Jessica E. Moyer

Youth Services Librarian's View Amanda Blau

Young Adult Librarian's View Heather Booth

6 Book Groups 111

Research Review Joan Bessman Taylor

Librarian's View Andrew Smith

7 Romance and Genre Readers 134

Research Review Jessica E. Moyer

Librarian's View Katie Dunneback

8 Readers' Advisory Interview 154

Research Review Jessica E. Moyer

Librarian's View David Wright

9 Tools for Readers' Advisors 172

Research Review Jessica E. Moyer

Librarian's View Mary Wilkes Towner

10 Cataloging, Classification, and Browsing 198

Research Review Jessica E. Moyer

Librarian's View Nanette Wargo Donohue

11 Collection Development and Collection Management 219

Research Review Jessica E. Moyer

Librarian's View Cynthia Orr

12 The Future of Readers' Advisory Neil Hollands Jessica E. Moyer 242

Index 261

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