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Pop Goes the Library: Using Pop Culture to Connect with Your Whole Community Paperback – August 19, 2008

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Information Today, Inc. (August 19, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1573873365
  • ISBN-13: 978-1573873369
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,088,398 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Written by the contributors to the blog PopGoestheLibrary, this work defines how popular culture can contribute to any library. Expanding from brief blog posts to a book, the authors explore what popular culture is and, more importantly, what it is not. Also examined are what it means to create a popular-culture collection and how to use popular culture to generate staff and public support. Real librarians and staff are represented in a Voices from the Field section in each chapter. The volume ends with four appendixes chock-full of resources and ideas for implementing the ideas presented. A comprehensive index makes this a valuable reference, while the writing style encourages reading cover to cover. Popular culture can be a powerful tool for helping libraries connect with their users, and this book is required reading. It will be updated at www.popgoesthelibrary.com/popbook. --Sara Marcus

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Libraries are viewed as antiques . . . I mean, who wants to read books? "POP Goes the Library: Using Pop Culture to Connect With Your Whole Community" is a guide for librarians who want to revitalize their library and making it valuable to society in at time where books are viewed as geeky and the love of trivial things rules all. With plenty of fresh ideas for librarians to encourage reading by using pop culture to advertise them, using information technology, and much more, "POP Goes the Library" is solid and recommended reading for any librarian.
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