Thursday, December 31, 2015

RA Tip: Unconventional RA Techniques

It's been a while since I posted, I know but I've got a good one for you ... :-)

Ever had a non-reader ask for help finding something to read? The standard readers' advisory query "Tell me about a book you read and enjoyed" may not garner the response you are trying to elicit. In such cases, you might consider asking "What's your favorite TV show?"

If you haven't heard about this readers' advisory technique, a recently posted article on Public Libraries Online is a great introduction to the concept! Check out: 

And don't forget to click on the links included at the end! Great online sources to which you can subscribe as a means of keeping up.

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