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= Success Stories =
 
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= Tips/Successful Models for Library Materials Selection =
 
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= Book Reviews by Librarians =
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*[http://staffpicks.icpl.org/ ICPL Staff Picks Blog] Reviews from the Iowa City Public Library staff
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*[http://ricklibrarian.googlepages.com/bookrevoogle Librarian's Book Revoogle] Customized search engine for librarian written book reviews
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*[[The Practicing Librarians' Book Reviews]] Links to book reviews written by librarians for other librarians and readers
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*[http://librarygoddesses.blogspot.com/ Library Goddesses]  Reviews from many genre
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*[http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/madreads/ MADreads] Reviews from the Madison Public Library
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*[http://www.readersclub.org/default.asp Reader's Club] Reviews from Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County
  
 
= Blogs/Websites to Watch =
 
= Blogs/Websites to Watch =
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*[http://www.readinggroupguides.com/ Reading Group Guides] Suggests books to discussion groups, pointing out some less known titles.
 
*[http://www.readinggroupguides.com/ Reading Group Guides] Suggests books to discussion groups, pointing out some less known titles.
 
*[http://www.npr.org/templates/topics/topic.php?topicId=1032 NPR Books] Reviews and podcasts from a variety of NPR programs are collected at this site.
 
*[http://www.npr.org/templates/topics/topic.php?topicId=1032 NPR Books] Reviews and podcasts from a variety of NPR programs are collected at this site.
 
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*[http://www.thetechstatic.com/ The Tech Static] Rachel Singer Gordon, wrote Library Journal’s "Computer Media" review column from 2002 until it was retired in October 2008. She launched The Tech Static in November 2008 to fill the resulting gap in the library literature
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*[http://www.earlyword.com/ Early Word] Watches the popular press for titles overlooked in the professional reviews.
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*[http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/books/default.asp CCBC Books for Children and Young Adults] Booklists and bibliographies from the Cooperative Children's Book Center, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  
 
= Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out =
 
= Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out =
  
 
*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/04/selecting-books-for-public-library-in.html Selecting Books for Public Libraries in a Connected World]
 
*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/04/selecting-books-for-public-library-in.html Selecting Books for Public Libraries in a Connected World]
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*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/07/lets-buy-some-books-staying-relevant.html Let's Buy Some Books: Staying Relevant in a Competitive World] On the need to buy best sellers in a timely manner
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*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/07/what-youll-read-next-buzz-of-books.html What You'll Read Next: The Buzz of Books]
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*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/08/911-books-and-libraries-five-years-on.html 9/11, Books and Libraries]
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Latest revision as of 06:13, 3 January 2012

Contents

[edit] Success Stories

[edit] Tips/Successful Models for Library Materials Selection

[edit] Book Reviews by Librarians

[edit] Blogs/Websites to Watch

Here are some sites that will help selectors identify books of current interest.

[edit] Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out

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