Beyond the Basics: Next Level Readers' Advisory

Scheduled Dates

August 12 & 14, 2020 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT (Register Now)

Course Description
Status: 

Although there may be competing advisory technologies, patrons continue to seek book recommendations from librarians. While Readers' Advisory is certainly not a new term in the library world, there are changes we can make to provide our patrons with the best recommendations possible from enhancing our Reader's Advisory skills to embracing new tools and resources. This course will explore best practices for Reader's Advisory as well as examine helpful tools and resources.

Course Type: 
Target Audience: 
Everyone
Prerequisites

None

Learning Objectives
  • Define Reader's Advisory
  • Discuss best practices for Reader's Advisory
  • Explore Reader's Advisory tools and resources
  • Discuss examples of Reader's Advisory
Homework Expectations

It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.
Contact Hours: 
4
Instructor
Erin Gray - gray@amigos.org
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$70.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$95.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$130.00
Non-member Fee: 
$155.00