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The slow book revolution : creating a new culture of reading on college campuses and beyond

Author: Meagan Lacy
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This inspiring guide shows how to implement the principles of the Slow Book movement in high schools, public libraries, and college campuses, with the ultimate goals of encouraging pensive reading habits and creating a lifelong enjoyment of books"--
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meagan Lacy
ISBN: 9781610697156 1610697154
OCLC Number: 876883117
Description: x, 160 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: What is Slow Books? / Meagan Lacy --
Slow Books in the academic library / Meagan Lacy --
Getting started : the collection, the service, and the promotion / Pauline Dewan --
The Library Book Club at Regent University / Harold Henkel --
Years of theme reading at Indiana University South Bend / Julie Elliott --
Readers' advisory in the college classroom / Barbara Fister --
Revisiting the dormitory : the RPS Libraries of Indiana University / Willie Miller --
Virtual readers' advisory / Elizabeth Brookbank --
Collaborating with local high schools : your senior will be my first year student / Sarah Fay Philips ; Dr. Emerson Case --
Beyond college : collaborating with your public librarian / Rebecca Malinowski --
Redefining "impossible" : a public library's journey through the classics / Karen Hansen ; Lesley Williams.
Responsibility: Meagan Lacy, editor.
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