|B, G||Abdullah, Ismail. 1993. Multicultural issues for readers' advisory
services. Collection Building 12(3/4):85-88.
Includes the role of multicultural readers' advisors and the education
|A-D||Auerbach, Barbara E. 1998. Young adult reader's advisory: recommending
the right reads, Chapter 12 in Young Adults and public libraries.
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press.
This chapter "introduces innovative and exciting ways for the young
adult librarian to share an enthusiasm and love of books with middle and
high school patrons."
|E, H||Baker, Sharon L. 1986. The display phenomenon: an exploration into
factors causing the
increased circulation of displayed books. The Library Quarterly 56 (3):237-257.
This article explores why displays increase use, and what the implications
|E, G, H||Baker, Sharon L. 1986. Overload, browsers, and selections. Library
Science Research 8 (4): 315-329.
This paper suggests browsers can be easily overloaded by the large number
|E, H||Baker, Sharon L. 1988. Will fiction classification schemes increase
use? RQ 27(3):366-
"This article attempts to determine if classifying fiction into genre
areas can focus use
|E, G||Baker, Sharon L. 1992. Readers' advisory services: a call for more
research. RQ 32 (2):
Librarians need to pay more attention to documenting the effectiveness
|E, F, G||Baker, Sharon L. 1993. Laying a firm foundation: administrative support
advisory services. Collection Building 12 (3/4):13-18.
Training staff for readers' advisory services will provide a strong
foundation for the
|E, H||Baker, Sharon L. 1993. Booklists: what we know, what we need to know.
RQ 33 (2):177-
Librarians need to learn to write book list annotations that are both
|E, H||Belcastro, Patricia. 1996. A matchmaking tool for readers. Wilson
Library Bulletin 69
Describes developing a database of staff-read titles to aid in providing
|A, B, C, D||Bouricius, Ann. 2000. The romance readers' advisory: the librarian's
guide to love in
the stacks. Chicago: American Library Association.
Aims to enlighten readers about the romance genre, increase understanding
|B, E||Brownson, Ann E. 1993. Readers' advisory services for persons with
Collection Building 12 (3/4):67-71.
A description of the types of readers' guidance a library can offer
to both its disabled
|B, D, E, G, H||Chelton, Mary K. 1993. Read any good books lately? Helping patrons
find what they
want. Library Journal 118 (May 1):33-37.
General overview of readers' advisory service, including the interview,
|A, B, C, D||Chelton, Mary K. 1999. What we know and don't know about reading, readers,
readers advisory services. Public Libraries 38 (Jan/Feb):42-47.
"Historically, public libraries have had an ambiguous relationship with
fiction. As a
|B, D, H||Douglass, Susan. 1999. What have you read, and why did you like it?
Librarian, No. 110: 28.
Report of a workshop where participants were challenged by Duncan Smith
|D, G, H||Fialkoff, Francine. 1998. New twists on an old service. Library
Journal 123 (October
Library Journal's editor reports that the journal has begun clustering
|B, D, E, F, G||Frieband, Susan Jane. 1993. Developing readers' advisory service for
library users whose
primary language is not English. Collection Building 12 (3/4):79-84.
Offers a perspective about some of the issues involved in readers' advisory
|H||Hood, Anna-Kathleen. 1996. Grace under pressure: public relations,
and fiction-friendly collections. Mississippi Libraries 60 (Winter):103-106.
Discusses prejudice against genre fiction and collection development,
|A, D, G, H||Jones, Leigh-Ann. 1999. Recommended reading: reader guidance in a school
School Library Journal 45 (Sept):131.
Some very practical, do-able tips to reading more and learning about
|B, C||Lundin, Anne H. 1993. The company we keep: advisory service for youth.
Building 12 (3/4):45-56.
"Readers' advisory services for youth can be best understood in terms
|A-H||McCook, Kathleen-de-la-Pena. 1993. Considerations of theoretical basis
advisory services. Collection Building 12 (3/4):7-12.
Aims to help develop a broader understanding of the role of reading
in adult levels
|B||McCook, Kathleen-de-la-Pena. 1993. Developing readers' advisory services:
and commitments. Collection Building 12 (3/4):5-117.
This special issue includes articles on theoretical bases for readers'
|E, G, H||Oder, Norman. 1998. Tacoma PL links catalog to Amazon. Library Journal
Brief news item of apparently the first library to connect titles with
|C, D||Pearl, Nancy. 1994. I'd rather be reading. Alki 10 (December):23-24.
Outlines important keys to providing good reading guidance.
|G, H||Perrault, Anna H. 1993. The impact of humanities programming on readers'
services. Collection Building 12 (3/4):85-88.
This article reviews the history of humanities public programming, explores
|D, H||Readers' advisory notes from the PLA Kansas City conference. 1998.
Quick tips from a Public Library Association conference program.
|B, D, G||Reynolds, Tom K. 1998. Connecting with the young adult reader: a reader's
strategy. Chapter 11 in Young adults and public libraries Westport,
Claims that readers' advisory service for young adults is alive, if
not completely well,
|D, E, F||Rolstad, Gary O. 1993. Collection knowledge skills: training support
staff for readers'
advisory. Collection Building 12 (3/4):31-35.
Describes a readers' advisory training workshop for support staff.
|D, E, H||Ross, Catherine Sheldrick. 1998. Communicating professionally: a how-to-do-it
for library applications, 2 nd ed. New York:Neal-Schuman
While the focus of this manual is not readers' advisory, it does have
a brief section on
|B, C, D||Ross, Catherine Sheldrick. 1999. Finding without seeking in Exploring
the Contexts of
Information Behavior: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Research
in Information Needs, Seeking and Use in Different Contexts. London and Los
This is an important study that talks about the results of Ross's work
|B, D||Roy, Loriene. 1993. Recovering native identity: developing readers'
advisory services for
non-reservation Native Americans. Collection Building 12 (3/4):73-77.
Presents guidelines to providing readers' advisory services for Native
|A, D||Sampley, Lisa. 1998. How to read a book in five minutes. Missouri
Library World 3
Some tips for learning quickly about fiction and non-fiction titles.
|D, G||Saricks, Joyce G. 1997. Readers' advisory training - why and how. Booklist
Stresses the necessity of providing readers' advisory service and outlines
|A-H||Saricks, Joyce G; and Brown, Nancy. 1997. Readers' advisory service
in the public
library. 2 nd Edition Chicago:American Library Association.
"The aim is to introduce the user to the materials, skills and philosophy
|F, G, H||Sasges, Judy. 1993. Read my genre: a reader's advisory workshop. Voice
Advocates 16 (June):79+
How to plan a readers' advisory workshop.
|A-H||Shearer, Kenneth D., ed. 1996. Guiding the reader to the next book.
Covers the nature of the readers' advisory transaction as well as the
|D||Shearer, Kenneth D. 1998. Readers' advisory services: new attention
to a core business of
the public library. North Carolina Libraries 56 (Fall):114-116.
Addresses the importance of reader's advisory services in public libraries
|B, D||Smith, Duncan F. 1996. Librarians' abilities to recognize reading tastes.
Chapter 5 in
Guiding the reader to the next book. New York:Neal-Schuman,
"In order to increase our understanding of the readers' advisory transaction,
|A, B||Smith, Duncan F. 1998. Valuing fiction. Booklist 94 (Mar 1):1094-1095.
The author's analysis of how readers experience fiction, based on his
years of study
|G||Towey, Cathleen A. 1997. We need to recommit to readers' advisory services.
Libraries. 28 (December):31.
Stresses the grassroots interest in re-committing to the importance
|G, H||Zauha, Janelle M. 1993. Recreational reading in academic browsing rooms:
readers' advisory. Collection Building 12 (3/4):57-62.
"There must be some reiteration of the original conception of the browsing
room as a