Nonfiction Readers Advisory

Author: Robert Burgin
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591581154
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He edited Public Libraries from 1978 through 1988, wrote approximately fifty
articles and scholarly papers, and edited or coedited several books, most
recently The Readers ' Advisor 's Companion (with Robert Burgin 200 1 ) and
Guiding the Reader to the Next Book (1996). One of his three sons, Timothy, is an
academic librarian concurrently working on his PhD at the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill and has therefore become his most successful
recruitment effort. Duncan ...

Reference User Services Quarterly

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of readers' advisory services (and courses) has expanded as we (the readers'
advisory community) explored what actually happens in libraries and found out
more about what ... the book whose original publication in 1982 is often credited
as the impetus for the readers' advisor}' revolution, Saricks's Readers' Advisory
Guide to Genre Fiction, and Burgin and Shearer's The Readers' Advisor's

Reading Matters

Author: Catherine Sheldrick Ross
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591580669
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Edited collections such as Kenneth Shearer's Guiding the Reader to the Next
Book (1996), Bill Katz's Readers, Reading and Librarians (200 1 ), Kenneth
Shearer and Robert Burgin' s The Readers ' Advisor 's Companion (2001) and
Robert Burgin's Nonfiction Readers' Advisory (2004) provide insights about RA
work distilled from practice and research. Rachel Van Riel's Opening the Book
Web site contains descriptions of a number of pioneering projects, including the
following: ...

Research Based Readers Advisory

Publisher: Amer Library Assn
ISBN: 9780838909591
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Libraries Unlimited, 2001), 59-75; Anne K. May, "Readers' Advisory Service:
Explorations of the Transaction," in Shearer and Burgin, Readers' Advisor's
Companion, 123-48. See also Anne K. ... Duncan Smith et al., Talking with
Readers: A Workbook for Readers' Advisors, a cooperative project of NoveList,
the Minnesota Office of Library Development and Services (Department of
Children, Families, and Learning), and Minnesota library staff; available on
NoveList. 14. Duncan Smith ...

Readers Advisory Service In The Public Library

Author: Joyce G. Saricks
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838908976
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Readers' advisory is defined as, patron-oriented library service for adult fiction readers, according to Saricks, a noted expert on the subject.

African American Literature

Author: Alma Dawson
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781563089312
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The Companion is highly recommended for its in-depth essays on various
aspects of readers' advisory services, including nonfiction for recreational
readers, the readers' advisory interview, and the importance of leisure reading. ...
use their substantial experience to outline key areas in educating readers'
advisors, including basic "Reference Sources" (Chapter 2), "Articulating a Book's
Appeal" (Chapter 3), and "The Background Readers' Advisors Need in Popular
Fiction " (Chapter 5).

Developing Readers Advisory Services

Author: Kathleen de la Peña McCook
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
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A title and subject index makes this a useful source for readers' advisors. Gilbar,
Steven. The Book Book. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981. Gilbar, Steven. Good
Books: A Book Lover's Companion. New Haven, Conn.: Ticknor & Fields, 1982.
Both of Gilbar's books are perfect for people who love to read, and are great
browsing lists. Good Books is arranged by subject, and each title includes a short
annotation. The Book Book is also arranged by subject (including special interest

Readers Advisory Service In North American Public Libraries 1870 2005

Author: Juris Dilevko
Publisher: McFarland & Company Incorporated Pub
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Saricks and Brown, Readers' Advisory Service, 2nd ed., 38. ... Ted Balcom, "The
Adult Reading Round Table: Chicken Soup for Readers' Advisors," Reference &
User Services Quarterly 41, no. ... Catherine Shcldrick Ross, "Making Choices:
What Readers Say About Choosing Books to Read for Pleasure," The
Acquisitions Librarian 25 (2001): 5-21; Catherine Shcldrick Ross, "What We
Know from Readers about the Experience of Reading," in The Readers' Advisor's
Companion, eds.