Publisher :American Library Association Release Date :2014-09 ISBN :083891165X Pages :352 pages Rating Book:4.3/5 (838 users)
Download or read book The Readers’ Advisory Guide to Historical Fiction written by Jennifer S. Baker and published by American Library Association. This book was released on 2014-09 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Whether set in ancient Egypt, Feudal Japan, the Victorian Age, or Civil War-era America, historical fiction places readers squarely at the center of fascinating times and places, making it one of the most popular genres in contemporary publishing. The definitive resource for librarians and other book professionals, this guideProvides an overview of historical fiction’s roots, highlighting foundational classics, and explores the genre in terms of its scope and styleCovers the latest and most popular authors and titlesDiscusses appeal characteristics and shows how librarians can use a reader's favorite qualities to make suggestionsIncludes lists of recommendations, with a compendium of print and web-based resourcesOffers marketing tips for getting the word out to readersEmphasizing an appreciation of historical fiction in its many forms and focusing on what fans enjoy, this guide provides a fresh take on a durable genre.
Publisher : Release Date :1994-04 ISBN : Pages : pages Rating Book:4.3/5 (33 users)
Download or read book Report of the Secretary of the Senate from ... written by United States. Congress. Senate and published by . This book was released on 1994-04 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Publisher :ABC-CLIO Release Date :2016-08-29 ISBN :1440836973 Pages :894 pages Rating Book:4.4/5 (44 users)
Download or read book Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 5th Edition written by Linda C. Smith and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2016-08-29 with total page 894 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Thoroughly updated, this is the essential guide to one of the most fundamental fields in the library profession. It links you—and through you, your patrons—to the significant changes that have occurred in reference and information sciences with emphasis on the growth of digital content. • Provides a comprehensive text edited by two highly regarded experts in reference and academic librarianship, Linda C. Smith and Melissa A. Wong, with chapters written by some of the best minds in the library science field • Includes newly updated information that reflects today's realities in reference service with an indication of how reference service may be provided to meet changing patron needs in the future • Encompasses the effective use of print sources, free online sources, and fee-based sources • Features individual chapters that can be used for in-service staff training or in student course packs
Publisher :University of Chicago Press Release Date :2000-07 ISBN :9780226780122 Pages :296 pages Rating Book:4.8/5 (78 users)
Download or read book Lost Property written by Jennifer Summit and published by University of Chicago Press. This book was released on 2000-07 with total page 296 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The English literary canon is haunted by the figure of the lost woman writer. In our own age, she has been a powerful stimulus for the rediscovery of works written by women. But as Jennifer Summit argues, "the lost woman writer" also served as an evocative symbol during the very formation of an English literary tradition from the fourteenth through the sixteenth centuries. Lost Property traces the representation of women writers from Margery Kempe and Christine de Pizan to Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots, exploring how the woman writer became a focal point for emerging theories of literature and authorship in English precisely because of her perceived alienation from tradition. Through original archival research and readings of key literary texts, Summit writes a new history of the woman writer that reflects the impact of such developments as the introduction of printing, the Reformation, and the rise of the English court as a literary center. A major rethinking of the place of women writers in the histories of books, authorship, and canon-formation, Lost Property demonstrates that, rather than being an unimaginable anomaly, the idea of the woman writer played a key role in the invention of English literature.
Publisher :American Library Association Release Date :2019-07-03 ISBN :083891781X Pages :344 pages Rating Book:4.3/5 (838 users)
Download or read book The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction, Third Edition written by Neal Wyatt and published by American Library Association. This book was released on 2019-07-03 with total page 344 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Everyone’s favorite guide to fiction that’s thrilling, mysterious, suspenseful, thought-provoking, romantic, and just plain fun is back—and better than ever in this completely revamped and revised edition. A must for every readers’ advisory desk, this resource is also a useful tool for collection development librarians and students in LIS programs. Inside, RA experts Wyatt and Saricks cover genres such as Psychological Suspense, Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Mystery, Literary and Historical Fiction, and introduce the concepts of Adrenaline and Relationship Fiction; include everything advisors need to get up to speed on a genre, including its appeal characteristics, key authors, sure bets, and trends; demonstrate how genres overlap and connect, plus suggestions for guiding readers among genres; and tie genre fiction to the whole collection, including nonfiction, audiobooks, graphic novels, film and TV, poetry, and games. Both insightful and comprehensive, this matchless guidebook will help librarians become familiar with many different fiction genres, especially those they do not regularly read, and aid library staff in connecting readers to books they’re sure to love.
Publisher :BRILL Release Date :2017-07-03 ISBN :9004346384 Pages :351 pages Rating Book:4.0/5 (4 users)
Download or read book Rewriting the Ancient World written by Lisa Maurice and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2017-07-03 with total page 351 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Rewriting the Ancient World looks at how and why the ancient world, including not only the Greeks and Romans, but also Jews and Christians, has been rewritten in popular fictions of the modern world.
Publisher :American Library Association Release Date :2014-02-25 ISBN :0838912125 Pages :312 pages Rating Book:4.3/5 (838 users)
Download or read book Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries, Eighth Edition written by Jack O'Gorman and published by American Library Association. This book was released on 2014-02-25 with total page 312 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.
Publisher : Release Date :2001 ISBN : Pages :254 pages Rating Book:4.9/5 (39 users)
Download or read book ALA Handbook of Organization written by American Library Association and published by . This book was released on 2001 with total page 254 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Publisher : Release Date :2000 ISBN : Pages : pages Rating Book:4.O/5 ( users)
Download or read book Who's who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges written by and published by . This book was released on 2000 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Publisher : Release Date :2004 ISBN : Pages : pages Rating Book:4.1/5 (312 users)
Download or read book Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America written by United States. Congress. Senate and published by . This book was released on 2004 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Publisher : Release Date :1991 ISBN : Pages :684 pages Rating Book:4.9/5 (39 users)
Download or read book ALA Handbook of Organization and Membership Directory written by American Library Association and published by . This book was released on 1991 with total page 684 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: