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The Resource The readers' advisory guide to mystery, John Charles, Candace Clark, Joanne Hamilton-Selway, and Joanna Morrison

The readers' advisory guide to mystery, John Charles, Candace Clark, Joanne Hamilton-Selway, and Joanna Morrison

Label
The readers' advisory guide to mystery
Title
The readers' advisory guide to mystery
Statement of responsibility
John Charles, Candace Clark, Joanne Hamilton-Selway, and Joanna Morrison
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Something sinister is afoot out there and this newly updated readers advisory has all the clues to help librarians solve the mystery of which titles readers should check out next. Equally useful for novice librarians and seasoned gumshoes, this handbookSummarizes the history of mystery fiction, highlighting key figures in its development Covers the latest and most popular classic titles in the genre, as well select suspense and thriller fiction with crossover appeal Offers examples of how library staff can help readers move back and forth from fiction to nonfictionSuggests ways to conduct an effective reference interviewWith several well-chosen booklists, practical programming ideas, and a brand new compendium of print and web-based resources, your only crime would be not adding this guide to your collection!
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Charles, John
Dewey number
025.2/78088372
Index
index present
LC call number
Z711.5
LC item number
.C48 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Clark, Candace
  • Hamilton-Selway, Joanne
  • Morrison, Joanna
Series statement
ALA readers' advisory series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction in libraries
  • Libraries
  • Readers' advisory services
  • Detective and mystery stories
Label
The readers' advisory guide to mystery, John Charles, Candace Clark, Joanne Hamilton-Selway, and Joanna Morrison
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Revision of: The mystery readers' advisory : the librarian's clues to murder and mayhem / John Charles, Joanna Morrison, [and] Candace Clark. -- Chicago : American Library Association, 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Detecting the enduring appeal of the mystery novel -- The history of mystery -- Crash course in mystery readers' advisory work -- Amateur sleuths : where's Jessica Fletcher when you need her? -- Private investigators : well-worn trench coats, smoking gats, and deadly dames -- Police procedurals : they got the beat -- Historical sleuths : crime through time -- Genre-blended mysteries : torn between two genres -- The mystery readers' advisory interview -- Mystery resources -- Collection development : buy it and they will come -- Merchandising your mystery collection -- Appendix A. Mysteries for a book discussion -- Appendix B. Mystery movies -- Appendix C. Twenty-five mystery television series
Control code
ocn760531797
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xiii, 168 pages
Isbn
9780838911136
Lccn
2011042501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)760531797
Label
The readers' advisory guide to mystery, John Charles, Candace Clark, Joanne Hamilton-Selway, and Joanna Morrison
Publication
Note
Revision of: The mystery readers' advisory : the librarian's clues to murder and mayhem / John Charles, Joanna Morrison, [and] Candace Clark. -- Chicago : American Library Association, 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Detecting the enduring appeal of the mystery novel -- The history of mystery -- Crash course in mystery readers' advisory work -- Amateur sleuths : where's Jessica Fletcher when you need her? -- Private investigators : well-worn trench coats, smoking gats, and deadly dames -- Police procedurals : they got the beat -- Historical sleuths : crime through time -- Genre-blended mysteries : torn between two genres -- The mystery readers' advisory interview -- Mystery resources -- Collection development : buy it and they will come -- Merchandising your mystery collection -- Appendix A. Mysteries for a book discussion -- Appendix B. Mystery movies -- Appendix C. Twenty-five mystery television series
Control code
ocn760531797
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xiii, 168 pages
Isbn
9780838911136
Lccn
2011042501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)760531797

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