RA for All
Training Library Workers To Help Leisure Readers
All About Becky
Call to Action Archive
Ten Rules of Basic RA Service [Updated 2.18]
RA Service Assessment
Recent and Upcoming Presentations [Updated 4.18]
RA for All...The Road Show! [updated 1.16]
List of Books I Have Led a Discussion On: 2001-2013
Monday Discussion Archive
Friday, April 20, 2018
Proof Practice Works for EVERYONE!
I am hoping that by now, every one of my readers know about my 10 Basic Rules of RA Service . Rule 10 is: 10. PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE...
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Trend Alert: Graphic Medicine
Many of you probably saw this article in Public Libraries Online about Graphic Medicine, but in case you didn’t, I have linked it here an...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Audiobook Resources from BookRiot
Recently I was asked which resource I would suggest for patrons and library workers who wanted to know more about audiobooks. I mentioned ...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Using Goodreads During the RA Conversation for Individualized Results
Goodreads is one of my favorite resources for helping readers precisely because everything on the site is driven by actual readers and, most...
Monday, April 16, 2018
What I'm Reading: Goodreads Updates
After las week’s barrage of “No holds barred Becky,” as my friend Jez put it, I need to pull it back a bit and get caught up on my non-paid...
Friday, April 13, 2018
RUSA CODES Conversation-- RA 101 With my Editors and Friends Joyce Saricks and Neal Wyatt
So one thing I have learned being a RA trainer is that library staff are clamoring for the basics. Libraries are realizing that getting ...
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Library Reads: May 2018
I love the concept of Library Reads. I absolutely love it. Library workers get to read books before they come out and vote for their favo...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
RA for All Roadshow Visits North Central TN for Regional Training
Today I am in the suburbs of Nashville to train staff from three of Tennessee's region library systems. We are going to train the train...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
You Can Use The Words of Others to Booktalk
Starting tomorrow and a half dozen times over the next 45 days, I am going to be promoting the idea of booktalking-- all over the library-- ...
Monday, April 9, 2018
National Library Week Tough Love-- Call to Action: Curating and Promoting Diverse Collections Is Non-Negotiable-- Period, End of Discussion
Let's get this out of the way....Happy National Library Week. Okay done. Unlike others, I am not going to spend this week posting ab...
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