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Genreflecting A Guide To Popular Reading Interests 8th Edition

Author : Diana Tixier Herald
ISBN : 9781440858482
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Librarians who work with readers will find this well-loved guide to be a treasure trove of information. With descriptive annotations of thousands of genre titles mapped by genre and subgenre, this is the readers' advisor's go-to reference. • Helps librarians answer the challenging question "What should I read next?" • Helps LIS students understand popular genres and better select books for which readers are looking • Serves as a starting point for library patrons looking for their next read
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Genreflecting

Author : Cynthia Orr
ISBN : 1598848402
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 30.40 MB
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The gold standard for readers' advisory, this book represents an essential resource for LIS students and practicing librarians who want to better understand readers, reading interests, and fiction and nonfiction genres.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Teen Genreflecting A Readers Advisory And Collection Development Guide 4th Edition

Author : Sarah Flowers
ISBN : 9781440872730
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 41.94 MB
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Teen Genreflecting serves as a guide to contemporary teen fiction, encompassing every genre and format, including graphic novels, scrapbook-formatted books, verse novels, historical fiction, speculative fiction, contemporary realistic fiction, and more. Teen literature is one of the most popular and quickly growing segments of the publishing world. Not only are teens continuing to read for pleasure, but many adults have discovered the joys of teen literature. As part of the Genreflecting Advisory Series, Teen Genreflecting provides librarians with a road map to the vibrant and diverse body of literature focusing on recent fiction for teens, organizing and describing some 1,300 titles, most published within the past ten years, along with perennial classics. The authors indicate where each title fits in the genre scheme; its subject matter, format, and general reading level; and any pertinent awards. They also provide advice on readers' advisory services to teens, descriptions of genres and subgenres, and lists of favorites for each genre. As with previous editions, this guide will prove invaluable to librarians building their teen collections and will help them assist teens in finding the books they love, no matter what genre. Helps librarians find the right book for their teen users Helps librarians develop current, diverse, and robust teen collections Provides libraries with a comprehensive list of recent teen fiction Provides students or professionals new to YA lit with a detailed overview of contemporary YA genre fiction
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Genreflecting

Author : Cynthia Orr
ISBN : 9781610694612
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The gold standard for readers' advisory, this book represents an essential resource for LIS students and practicing librarians who want to better understand readers, reading interests, and fiction and nonfiction genres.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Routledge Research Companion To Popular Romance Fiction

Author : Jayashree Kamblé
ISBN : 9781317041948
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 63.36 MB
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Popular romance fiction constitutes the largest segment of the global book market. Bringing together an international group of scholars, The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Romance Fiction offers a ground-breaking exploration of this global genre and its remarkable readership. In recognition of the diversity of the form, the Companion provides a history of the genre, an overview of disciplinary approaches to studying romance fiction, and critical analyses of important subgenres, themes, and topics. It also highlights new and understudied avenues of inquiry for future research in this vibrant and still-emerging field. The first systematic, comprehensive resource on romance fiction, this Companion will be invaluable to students and scholars, and accessible to romance readers.
Category: Literary Criticism

Developing An Outstanding Core Collection

Author : Carol Alabaster
ISBN : 9780838910405
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 36.29 MB
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Presents guidelines to developing a high-quality core library collection, and includes discussions on the philosophy behind core collections, strategies for their implementation, and lists containing selection criteria.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Public Library Catalog

Author : Juliette Yaakov
ISBN : IND:30000042251474
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 46.84 MB
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**** Cited in Sheehy and Walford. A core working tool for acquisitions librarians, reference librarians, and catalogers in public and undergraduate libraries, the Catalog is a list of recommended reference and nonfiction books for adults, published quinquennially with annual supplements for the intervening years. The titles are classified by subject and include complete bibliographical data as well as descriptive and critical annotations. This edition consists of 7,735 titles and 3,999 analytical entries. Some 4,000 additional titles will appear in the four supplements. In addition to the main classified catalog, there is a comprehensive author, title, subject, and analytical index, and a directory of publishers and distributors. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Themes And Settings In Fiction

Author : Donald K. Hartman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025394318
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This bibliography of bibliographies lists 1,412 books, chapters in book, parts of dissertations, and articles, compiled from 1900 to 1985, which deal with places and subjects of fiction. . . .Hartman and Drost have discovered an impressive number of bibliographies, and the book will be most useful to individuals embarking on research projects dealing with particular topics in fiction, especially graduate students beginning thesis research. Choice Presenting topics and themes in fiction is a challenge because of the subjective nature of literary criticism. This fully documented bibliography is an impressive compilation of sources that is annotated and more detailed than other bibliographies of this nature. The reader will find over 1400 citations to bibliographies of persons, places, and themes in fiction, gathered from books, parts of books, dissertations, pamphlets, and periodicals. Specific titles of novels and short stories are not cited. Listed alphabetically by author, citations are limited to works of English-language adult fiction. A detailed subject index which provides access to literary themes, occupations, people, and places, and a joint author index aids in cross-referencing. Researchers, English teachers, and students of literature will find Themes and Settings in Fiction an indispensable resource.
Category: Literary Criticism

Dictionary For Library And Information Science

Author : Joan M. Reitz
ISBN : UOM:39015059155732
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 79.46 MB
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The most coprehensive and reliable English-language resource for terminology used in all types of libraries. Includes terms from publishing, printing, literature, and computer science relevant to both library professionals and laypersons.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Books In Print Supplement

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105025417838
Genre : American literature
File Size : 64.62 MB
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Category: American literature

Bibliographic Index

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105129062332
Genre : Bibliographical literature
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Category: Bibliographical literature

Forthcoming Books

Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015058394100
Genre : American literature
File Size : 57.28 MB
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Category: American literature

Library And Information Science Annual

Author : Bohdan S. Wynar
ISBN : 1563086093
Genre : Education
File Size : 35.20 MB
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Answering the call for a standard of bibliographic control & a critical analysis of the literature of library & information science, the return of this annual will be hailed as a boon to the profession. The work features more than 400 in-depth, evaluative reviews of English-language library science monographs, reference books, & selected library & information science periodicals published in the United States, Canada, & Great Britain. In addition, a large section devoted to doctorial dissertations in Library & Information Studies (1988-1996) was compiled by Ken Haycock & Ann Curry, making this the most comprehensive guide for library science educators, students, researchers, & practitioners.
Category: Education