Give Me Something to Read! When Social Networking Meets Readers Advisory
Event Type: Online/web-based
Contact: Joella Peterson
Tue, 07/10/2012 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
About the Event
Readers Advisory has grown beyond booklists. Now there are all sorts of online resources that are part readers advisory and part social networking. Learn how various websites like Goodreads, LibraryThing, Your Next Read, and others help to not only keep track of various books but also provide a medium for sharing opinions and gathering book suggestions.
Learners will be informed of various online tools to help with readers advisory queries
Learners will discover online organizational ways for remembering details of hundreds of books
Learners will receive information about where to find online resources where librarians and book lovers alike give suggestions that answer the question “What should I read next?”
Who Should Attend
Children's librarians and library paraprofessional and support staff in public and school libraries who work with children and tweens.
Cost: ALSC Members and Students: $45; Non-Member: $55
Registration link: www.ala.org/Template.cfm