Developing meaningful book collections and many libraries strive to make the area that houses the content in to efficient, innovative and inspirational. KR will add more notes 7/23
Results are in- kids do judge books by their cover. According to a TALKBACK article from www.schoollibrary.com for 250 MS the recommendations of librarians received the same rank as the recommendations of friends. That is high praise- 27 ‘usually’ seek the recommendation of a librarian and 50 percent ‘sometimes’ do. Themes and displays are a fun way to grab students attentions and including books that have attractive covers will increase the likelihood of students actually checking out your recommendations.
Trends in Libraries & Publishing Presented by the Collection Development Team