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Youth Services for All and Translating Business Reference.

Seamless Youth Services for Every Age and Stage (ISBN: 978-0838919255, 96 pp., $39.99), by Karis Loop, explains that offering transitional programming can help children move to the next stage in their library experience. It outlines both major and minor transitional periods ranging from birth to adulthood and illustrates how libraries can nurture the three main skills (how to self-select books, how to participate in programs, and how to use the library's resources) required for children as they grow. This book also demonstrates ways transitional programming can be incorporated into a library's initiatives and shares adaptable ideas for programming, attendance, and participation.

Making Sense of Business Reference: A Guide for Librarians and Research Professionals, Second Edition (ISBN: 978-0838919262, 176 pp., $59.99), by Celia Ross, is a revised and updated book to help readers cope with more "biz ref" terms related to investment and finance, consumer behavior and statistics, companies, and industry research. It offers general reference strategies in each chapter. In addition, there are overviews of more than 50 databases for articles, companies and industries, directories, consumer information, international information, and raw data; 33 real-life questions that could stump you, drawn from librarians in the field; techniques for applying reference interview techniques to business questions; advice on where to find the numbers for answering finance questions; and expanded coverage of venture capital research and business information literacy.

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Title Annotation:Books to Check Out: job-related reading
Author:Peterson-Sloss, Celeste
Publication:Computers in Libraries
Date:Nov 1, 2019
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