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Nonfiction readers' advisory

Author: Robert Burgin
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addresses the issue of how readers' advisors can expand their repertoire and make better use of their library's collection by incorporating nonfiction into the RA transaction.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Nonfiction readers' advisory.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2004
(DLC) 2004048642
(OCoLC)55671385
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Burgin
ISBN: 0313040990 9780313040993
OCLC Number: 57493231
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 250 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / Joyce G. Saricks --
Part I. The Case for Nonfiction --
A history of readers' advisory service in the public library / Bill Crowley --
Beyond boundaries / Kathleen de la Pena McCook --
Part II. Nonfiction Materials --
Many kinds of grafted truths : an introduction to nonfiction / David Carr --
The appeal of nonfiction : a tale of many tastes / Kenneth D. Shearer --
Hearing and seeing : the case for audiovisual materials / Michael Vollmar-Grole --
Part III. Nonfiction Readers --
Reading nonfiction for pleasure : what motivates readers? / Catherine Ross --
True stories : portraits of four nonfiction readers / Duncan Smith --
Nonfiction and young readers / Crystal Paris --
Nonfiction advisory services in the school library media center / Marcia Kochel --
Books that inspire : nonfiction for a multicultural society / Alma Dawson and Connie van Fleet --
Part IV. Practical Advice --
Readers' advisory in the real world / Stacy Alesi --
The story's the thing : narrative nonfiction for recreational reading / Vicki Novak.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Burgin.

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"Libraries have traditionally missed the boat by dichotomizing nonfiction and fiction, according to editor Burgin (The Readers' Advisor's Companion). This little book of essays authored by noted Read more...

 
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