The Readers Advisor S Companion

Author: Kenneth D. Shearer
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563088803
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During the past decade, the Public Library Association, the Reference and User
Services Association, and state library associations have offered conference
programs and workshops on readers' advisory and have performed committee
work related to it. • Publishers have seen that guidance to fiction reading is in
need of new tools that move beyond standards such as Fiction Catalog and The
Readers ' Adviser to Genreflecting, What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature,
New ...

The Reader S Adviser

Author: Reed Reference Publishing
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc
ISBN: 9780835233200
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Contains annotated bibliographies of reference books relating to British and American literature, as well as social sciences, history, philosophy, world religions, science technology, and medicine

Readers Advisory Service In North American Public Libraries 1870 2005

Author: Juris Dilevko
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786429259
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registration area, was mandated to help new registrants after they had received
their library card, and approached browsing patrons “with ... o›er[s] of help.”42
Conversations were inevitably brief. Often, patrons were happy with the
suggestions they received from the informal readers' advisor, but just as often this
readers' advisor was confronted with “real reading problems” for which “special
help” was called for. In these cases, the patron was directed to formal readers'
advisory service ...

The Reader S Adviser

Author: Robert DiYanni
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9780835233224
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This monumental work features: *hundreds of authors and thousands of works new to this edition, plus updated entries and revised material in every chapter *updated critical and biographical profiles reflecting the latest understanding and ...

Encyclopedia Of Library History

Author: F William Summers Professor Emeritus School of Library and Information Studies Wayne A Wiegand
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135787506
Size: 76.72 MB
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Readers' services in public libraries flourished in the United States during the
1920s and 1930s as the library enhanced its traditional mission as a popular
educational agency. Specially qualified librarians called “readers' advisers
assisted independent adult learners with informal reading programs. The new
service was a conscious effort among public library leaders to implement the
social ideals of the adult education movement. The readers' advisers sought to
encourage and ...

The Reader S Adviser Indexes

Author: Marion Sader
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9780835233262
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This monumental work features: *hundreds of authors and thousands of works new to this edition, plus updated entries and revised material in every chapter *updated critical and biographical profiles reflecting the latest understanding and ...