When: Wednesday, Feb 01 | 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Location: ICTC Kingsway

Days: Wednesday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: General. Subjects: Readers' Advisory.


Are you a Loan Star librarian yet? Loan Stars is the new readers’ advisory service that allows library staff across Canada to collaboratively select their favourite forthcoming titles.

Using CataList, the online catalogue tool, library staff can nominate their favourite adult fiction and non-fiction titles, the most popular of which will be marketed to libraries and library users alike. Discussion will include methods of marketing Loan Star titles within your library.

– Have a better knowledge of the behind-the-scenes process for becoming a Loan Star librarian
– How to request books for review
– How and why it’s important to vote for titles
– Learn different ways of promoting Loan Star titles within their library.


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