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Saturday, November 14, 2009

A Free Reference Book?

This actually is a database I find very useful. It originated in book form, if you choose to purchase that format. As you browse through the paper edition, you'll discover series that you may not know existed.
How many times have you been asked about the Twilight series and can't remember? You can give the patron a printout of the titles in the order they were written, or photocopy a page for them.
Some authors like James Patterson have multiple series, which gets really confusing.
Not to fear! Each series is listed separately in the order written.
There is also a young adult edition.
Now a patron will never read a series out of order.
That is a big deal for those who must read in an orderly fashion, and not miss a thing.

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