NoveList’s Victoria Caplinger – Beyond Subject Headings: Metadata as a Readers’ Advisory Tool

October 12, 2017 0

Metadata is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when the conversation turns to Readers’ Advisory. But the landscape of RA is changing – readers are increasingly becoming more self-sufficient, the publishing world is exploding and traditional publishing categories are dissolving, and librarians face a world in which there is stiff competition for the attention of readers. RA-focused metadata can provide librarians with tools to find the books that their readers will love, Read More

2017 Chapter Event-of-the-Year Award!

October 3, 2017 0

The Central Ohio Chapter is pleased to announce that it has been awarded ASIS&T’s Chapter Event-of-the-Year Award for its “2017 Summer of Tours”! The Summer of Tours offered tours and expert practitioner presentations at five different central Ohio information institutions. Reviewers noted the diversity of these five tours (one associated with a school library, one with a corporate information center, one with a public library, and two with different academics) that gave exceptional insights into Read More

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