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ERIC Number: ED430531
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
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The Readers' Advisory in Academic Libraries.
Vesper, Virginia
This paper discusses readers' advisory services in academic libraries from the 1920s to the present. Highlights include: definition of readers' advisor or advisory; browsing rooms and collections; reasons for the decline of this service in academic libraries; recent decline in reading interest and ability among college students; the importance of recreational reading; use of the World Wide Web by public librarians to provide readers' advisory services; use of the Web by academic libraries to support recreational reading interests; and a list of readers' advisory Web sites. Contains 14 references. (MES)
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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