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Category Romances, Cozy Mysteries, and Civic Virtues: Justifying the Promotion of Popular Fiction in the Public Library.

Subjects: PUBLIC libraries; POPULAR fiction; JUSTIFICATION (Theory of knowledge)

  • Source: Library Quarterly; Oct2020, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p493-514, 22p

  • Abstract: The active promotion of adult popular fiction in the public library is in need of theoretical justification consistent with that institution's ... Copyright of Library Quarterly is the property of University of Chicago and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or ...

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Metatextual Conversations: The Exclusion/Inclusion of Genre Fiction in Public Libraries and Social Media Book Groups.

Subjects: PUBLIC libraries; SOCIAL integration; SCIENCE fiction

  • Source: Journal of the Australian Library & Information Association; Sep2019, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p254-267, 14p

  • Abstract: Public libraries are institutions with a social inclusion mandate that promote reading and literacies through their collections and programs. Copyright of Journal of the Australian Library & Information Association is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to ...

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Radical Reproduction: Octavia E. Butler’s HistoFuturist Archiving as Speculative Theory.

Subjects: AFRICAN American women authors; SCIENCE fiction writing; PUBLIC librariesUNITED StatesKINDRED (Book : Butler); WILD Seed (Book)...

  • Source: Women's Studies; Oct/Nov2018, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p719-732, 14p

  • Abstract: The article discusses the archiving activity of African American science fiction author Octavia E. Butler. Topics discussed include the contribution of ...

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Academic Journal

The 2014 Rainbow List: A Descriptive Study of the List and Ten Public Libraries' Ownership.

Subjects: YOUNG adult literature; PUBLIC libraries; FICTION

  • Source: Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults; Jul2018, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1-15, 15p

  • Abstract: Are libraries purchasing adequate materials for their youth LGBTQ collections? This study compares the ownership of the 2014 Rainbow Book List (RBL) titles to a list ... Copyright of Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults is the property of American Library Association and its content may not be copied or ...

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Conference

Affective taxomonies of the reading experience: Using user-generated reviews for readers' advisory.

Subjects: READING; FICTION; BOOKS

  • Source: Proceedings of the Association for Information Science & Technology; 2016, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p1-9, 9p

  • Abstract: ABSTRACT This paper examines affect in the reading experience to help both readers' advisors and readers as they work to suggest books to readers and ... Copyright of Proceedings of the Association for Information Science & Technology is the property of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and its content may not be ...

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Periodical

TREND TURN AROUND.

Subjects: ELECTRONIC books; PUBLIC libraries; PRINT materialsUNITED States

  • Source: Library Journal; 2/15/2016, Vol. 141 Issue 3, p34-36, 3p, 1 Chart, 2 Graphs

  • Abstract: The article offers information related to the circulation of print media and electronic books (e-books) in public libraries in the U....

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Periodical

UNDER THE SURFACE.

Subjects: PUBLIC libraries; UNITED States federal budget; PUBLIC library circulation & loansUNITED States

  • Source: Library Journal; 2/15/2017, Vol. 142 Issue 3, p30-32, 3p, 1 Chart, 2 Graphs

  • Abstract: The article presents the findings of the 2016 materials survey conducted by the publication which tracks budgets and circulation at public libraries ...

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Academic Journal

"It's Woefully Inadequate": Collections of LGBTQ* Fiction for Teens in English Public Library Services.

Subjects: FICTION; LGBTQ+ people; PUBLIC libraries

  • Source: Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults; Dec2016, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1-29, 29p

  • Abstract: Academic and professional literature in the field of library and information science (LIS) has increasingly recognized the need to provide LGBTQ*-inclusive materials for children ... Copyright of Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults is the property of American Library Association and its content may not be copied or ...

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"It's Woefully Inadequate": Collections of LGBTQ* Fiction for Teens in English Public Library Services.

Subjects: LGBTQ+ people in literature; YOUNG adult fiction in libraries; PUBLIC librariesUNITED Kingdom

  • Source: Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults; Mar2016, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1-29, 29p

  • Abstract: Academic and professional literature in the field of library and information science (LIS) has increasingly recognized the need to provide LGBTQ*-inclusive materials for children ... Copyright of Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults is the property of American Library Association and its content may not be copied or ...

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‘There’s a dead body in my library’: crime fiction texts and the history of libraries.

Subjects: HISTORY of public libraries; PUBLIC libraries; FICTIONAUSTRALIABODY in the Library, The (Book)...

  • Source: Australian Library Journal; Nov2015, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p288-300, 13p

  • Abstract: Since the publication of Australia’s first crime novel in 1830, Australians have read crime fiction for entertainment, for the reassurance that ... Copyright of Australian Library Journal is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted ...

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