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Week Six: Service Review Reader's Advisory Services

Service Review

Critical Review: City of Charles Sturt Reader’s Advisory

Woodville Library

For this week’s blog I would like to focus on a service review of the Reader’s Advisory services available at the Woodville public library, which is part of the network of City of Charles Sturt libraries. 494 more words

The Terror of Letting Someone Else Choose For Me

Of course, that’s a mildly dramatic statement: nobody technically chose anything for me, but instead offered suggestions of books and authors to read, with reasons to follow said suggestions. 518 more words


What about Adult Literacy?

This week’s class focused on readers’ advisory services and literacy. In the library context, when we talk about promoting literacy we usually mean children’s literacy or encouraging adults to read more, but we don’t always pay the same attention to an important third aspect: services for adults with limited literacy. 379 more words

Online Reader's Advisory Review

Reader’s Advisory is the hot topic this week amongst us IFN614ers. There was a mixed discussion during this past Wednesday’s Twitter Chat that revolved around the topic of face-to-face versus online (or algorithm-based) reader’s advisory. 559 more words

Learning Journal

Week 6 : The staff at my local bookshop

The staff at my local bookshop

Since I was young, I have a favorite bookshop I go to every time I need some reading texts. While I may be far from being called a bookworm, I would still enjoy reading the book’s back cover, the summary portion and fill in the gaps in my head of the plot. 497 more words

Twitter Champion: Readers' Advisory

The subject for our class Twitter Chat this fortnight was readers’ advisory (RA) services. It was a lively and engaging discussion in which students shared their thoughts, opinions and reflections on RA in the context of a 21st Century library.   547 more words

Week 6 Reading and Literacy “Road To IELTS – Service Review”

Developing reading and literacy is nothing to joke about. It has to be one of the most important skills a person can learn. With that in mind, I set off to my local library to see what services were available there for struggling readers. 1,090 more words