Top Ten librarysciences Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Library Sciences Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Review of Sisters of Treason
Royal fiction popularity has skyrocketed since Philippa Gregory began her Queen Series. There is a new series to recommend to patrons by Elizabeth Fremantle and the latest title is Sisters of Treason.

2. How to Handle a Book Challenge
What is a librarian to do when the dreaded book challenge happens?

3. Books That Change Lives
There are many books on the market and in the library. But some of them have the power to change your life or your outlook on it. Here are some of my favorites.

4. Downloading MARC Records From the Library of Congress
Adding catalog records can be time consuming and costly. The Library of Congress provides a free option from their online catalog.

5. Books for Sixth Graders
Looking for something for your sixth-grader to read? Here is a list of great stories for boys and girls alike that will keep that summer slide to a minimum.

6. Face Painting Books
Patrons seek out face painting books for Halloween, plays, and other activities. Library programs that feature face painting are popular and build good buzz throughout the community.

7. Getting to Yes
In any business, customer service is the key to retaining customers. In a library, it is even more so.

8. The Value of National Conferences
Never underestimate the value of attending a national library conference. The information gleaned will be well worth the price of travel and admission.

9. Graphic Novels for Adults and Reluctant Readers
Of all adult collections, graphic novels are often the most misunderstood and frowned upon. However, they can be tremendously helpful in a variety of ways for your adult population.

10. Finding Books Based on Appeal
Nothing is more difficult than trying to find a perfect book for a patron who reads a genre that you do not. Fortunately, there are several tools that one can turn to to find answers (hopefully) to those questions.



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