Adults in the YA Section: Cross-sectional Readers Advisory

Course Description
Course Type: 

Young adult and teen fiction has become increasingly popular among readers of all ages. At the same time, teens do not want to be pigeon-holed into one section of the library.

In this course, we will examine strategies to effectively provide readers advisory regardless of age. We will formulate reference and display strategies to improve patrons' access to the books that they want to read. Finally, we will discuss possible limitations in cross-sectional readers advisory.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Identify effective readers advisory strategies
  • Develop cross-sectional and cross-generational display ideas
  • List possible limitations to cross-sectional readers advisory
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Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
  • This course requires individual participation and homework assignments.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Duration: 
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.
Continuing Education Credit
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