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Managing the Mystery Collection: From Creation to Consumption

Managing the Mystery Collection: From Creation to Consumption


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789031532
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/28/2006
Series: Published Simultaneously As Collection Management, Vol. 29, Nos. 3/4 Series
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

  • Introduction (Judith Overmier and Rhonda Harris Taylor)
  • Bodies of Evidence: How Mystery Writers Imagine Their Worlds Through Research (Barbara Fister)
  • Libraries and Sisters in Crime (Kathy Harig)
  • Buying Books Online Is No Mystery (Larisa Somsel)
  • Review Sources for Mystery Fiction (Jean Bielke-Rodenbiker)
  • "I Need a Good Mystery": Selecting for the Juvenile Reader (Nancy Larson Bluemel)
  • African-American Mysteries (Connie Van Fleet)
  • The Native American Detective (Rhonda Harris Taylor)
  • The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection at the Toronto Public Library (Victoria Gill)
  • The Adventure of the Unopened Box: Building the Sherlock Holmes Collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries (Timothy J. Johnson)
  • Mysteries in a Law Library: The Law in Popular Culture Collection at the University of Texas School of Law (Marlyn Robinson and Rhonda Hankins)
  • Mystery and the Romance Reader (Tracy Allen)
  • Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem: The Development of a Mystery Book Discussion Group (Elizabeth Arneth)
  • A Brief History of Scholarly Study of Detective Fiction, with Particular Attention to the Detective & Mystery Fiction Area of the Popular Culture Association (Mary P. Freier)
  • Tracking Miriam Grace Monfredo Through Herstory, Librarianship, and Sleuthing (Judith Overmier and Rhonda Harris Taylor)
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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