Give Me Something to Read! When Social Networking Meets Readers Advisory
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.
Course Level & Prerequisites
This webinar is open to library staff of all experience levels; no prerequisites are required.
Joella Peterson is a Youth Services Librarian at the Tumwater (Wash.) Timberland Regional Library. She is a member of the ALSC Children and Technology Committee.
Date(s) & Time(s)
This one hour webinar has already taken place, but a recorded version is available for purchase.
Credits &/or CEUs Heading
College credit nor CEU's are available at this time. An electronic certificate of completion can be sent to participants upon request.
To take part you must have a computer, high-speed Internet access, web browser, and a copy of Flash® Player 8 or higher. You can download a free copy of Flash® Player from the Adobe website if you do not already have it.
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Interested in sponsoring this webinar? Contact Jenny Najduch, ALSC Program Officer, at the email or phone number above.