TITLE

Building on a Firm Foundation: Readers' Advisory over the Next Twenty-Five Years

AUTHOR(S)
Trott, Barry
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Reference & User Services Quarterly;Winter2008, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p132
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores advances in readers' advisory services in U.S. public libraries. It discusses format-based readers' advisory, particularly focus on genre fiction, narrative nonfiction, and audiobooks. Possible advisory services for film and music are examined. Services for non-English speakers, readers' advisory services in academic libraries, and the influence of Library 2.0 are also explored. The article also discusses ways of reaching potential users of readers' advisory services and of quantifying and evaluating services offered.
ACCESSION #
35665037

 

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