Learn to improve book annotation writing skills in new RUSA webinar

For Immediate Release
Tue, 10/21/2014


Leighann Wood

Membership and Awards Coordinator

Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)


CHICAGO — A new webinar from the Reference a­­nd User Services Association (RUSA) will teach readers how to improve their book annotation writing skills. “Book Annotations: Short and Snappy Made Easy” is presented by two team members from NoveList, Shauna Griffin, MLS, and Rebecca Honeycutt, MLS, and will take place at 2:30 CDT, Thursday, Nov. 6. For more information and to register, visit http://www.ala.org/rusa/book-annotations-short-and-snappy.

Participation is open to anyone wanting to learn the art of writing good, circulation-driving annotations including but not limited to public librarians, readers’ advisors, reference staff, collection development staff, booksellers, reviewers and bibliophiles alike. Registrants will learn the reasons why book annotations are helpful to readers, the characteristics of a good annotation and practice strategies for writing annotations suitable for publication.

NoveList, EBSCO's readers' advisory data creator, offers many products in several areas including reading recommendations, book discovery, catalog enrichment, email newsletters, library marketing and much more. Their core mission continues to be helping libraries help readers. Find out more at http://www.ebscohost.com/novelist.  

The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association, represents librarians and library staff in the fields of reference, specialized reference, collection development, readers advisory and resource sharing. RUSA is the foremost organization of reference and information professionals who make the connections between people and the information sources, services, and collection materials they need. Learn more about the association http://www.ala.org/rusa