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  1. The Practical Librarian’s Guide to Collection Development

    Weeding and acquisition made easier By Abby Preschel Kalan After years of practicing adult collection development skills in a medium-sized suburban public library, I have discovered that specific “shortcut” rules have become second nature to me. I present ...

    bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:07 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  2. New and Tantalizing Spring Titles from Workman (Booklist Webcast)

    Originally aired February 15, 2011. In this free Booklist webcast, the staff of Workman Publishing, with divisions including Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Artisan, Storey Publishing, and Timber Press, preview a wealth of forthcoming books that will appe ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  3. Spring into Books: Terrific New Titles for Youth (Booklist Webcast)

    Originally aired February 22, 2011. Spring! Something new in the air. At Booklist that means fresh and fabulous spring books. Join us for this free, informative Booklist webinar to hear about the buzz-worthy titles from our sponsors, Macmillan Children’s ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  4. Breaking New Bread: Cookbooks in the Library (Booklist Webcast on 10/05/2010)

    From celebrity-chef cookbooks to the burgeoning interest in organic and sustainable foods, things are heating up in the cookery section of today’s libraries. In this hour-long webcast moderated by Adult Books editor Brad Hooper, Booklist columnist and rea ...

    admin - 09/14/2012 - 09:24 - Online Learning

  5. Beads, Bulbs, and Books: Bringing Home and Garden into the Library (Booklist Webcast on 12/07/2010)

    Stitching in the sewing room, digging in the garden, looking information up in the library—these activities are often closely related for book-oriented home gardeners and crafters. If you find inspiration from yarn and paper, if you inhale wholesomeness w ...

    admin - 09/14/2012 - 09:23 - Online Learning

  6. Battle Bullying with Books: Celebrate No Name-Calling Week (Booklist Webcast from 01/25/2011)

    Bullying is a hot-button topic, and while kids and adults alike acknowledge the distressing problem of peer intimidation, it remains a pervasive issue. Join Booklist Publications for an hour-long webcast on how high-quality children’s and young adult lite ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  7. Two Debuts That Will Thrill

    By Bill Ott As anyone who has followed this column knows, I read a lot of mysteries. Sure, I love to follow the careers of my favorites—Michael Connelly, George Pelecanos, Daniel Woodrell, among many others—but the thing I enjoy most about reviewing myste ...

    ssinharoy - 02/10/2014 - 12:40 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Love and Magic—Trends in Romance Fiction (Booklist Webcast from 09/08/2010)

    Romance fiction is all about love and magic, from a bewitching first kiss to the paranormal realm of vampires, werewolves, and lovers from other worlds. Discover the full spectrum of paranormal romance books and audiobooks, from classics to upcoming title ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  9. Fantastic Fall Fiction for Youth (Booklist Webcast from 08/24/2010)

    Temperatures will soon be starting to drop, but fall reading is hot! Autumn ushers in some of the most exciting youth fiction titles of the publishing year, and this free Booklist webcast will give you a head start on books to watch for from our sponsors, ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  10. Crime Fiction Past and Present (Booklist webcast from 05/05/2010)

    Need help tracking down the best crime fiction titles for collection development or readers’ advisory? Join us for Booklist 's informative hour-long webcast, moderated by Booklist Online senior editor Keir Graff, as David Wright of the Seattle Public ...

    admin - 09/14/2012 - 09:30 - Online Learning