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Buy (Better) Books: A Collection Development Primer (Part 3: Promoting Your Collection) (Live Webinar)

Mar 19, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Our third installment will provide some examples of how to promote your fabulous (and growing!) collection! We’ll move beyond displays to newsletters, book talks, shelving best practices and more. We’ll also share ideas on how to recruit your community members to be active library card users. Buy (Better) Books is a four-part series from the State Library of Iowa designed to help you improve your collection development skills. We’ll dig into best practices for purchasing for all parts of your adult collection and promoting your awesome finds. We’ll also hear tips and tricks from front-line, in-practice collection development professionals. Come to one part or all! Each will be recorded.

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