collection promotion, popular reading, usage demographics
There is a large body of nonfiction written for a general audience which is infrequently promoted in popular reading collections at academic libraries. The aim of this research is to look at the usage of nonfiction science literature at a large university library in comparison to the science collection as a whole. This information can help librarians to not only determine how best to prioritize the collection of nonfiction science literature, but it can also be used to provide insight into how popular nonfiction science books can be most effectively promoted to library patrons.
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BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Frost, Megan and Walton, Rebecca, "Popular with Whom?: Usage demographics of popular science nonfiction at an academic library" (2018). Faculty Publications. 5369.
Taylor & Francis Online
Harold B. Lee Library
This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in College & Undergraduate Libraries on August 2018, available online: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10691316.2018.1480442?needAccess=true
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