Readers' Advisory: Readers’ Services: One is the Loneliest Number

Laurel Tarulli

Abstract


When we talk of readers’ advisory services in libraries, we often we talk in terms of departments and teams. Those of us who work in public libraries are fortunate to have colleagues with us at the desk or just around the corner in the workroom with whom we can consult on challenging readers’ advisory (RA) questions. But as column editor Laurel Tarulli points out, librarians in small libraries or in schools often are operating completely on their own, which can present a challenge in terms of RA work.—Barry Trott, RUSQ editor


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5860/rusq.57.2.6524

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