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Alternative Reads: Discovering and Sharing Great Indie Fiction Books with Your Patrons (PLA On-Demand Webinar)—INDIVIDUAL USER
Dedra Anderson and Lisa Casper for PLA
Item Number: 0919-1201
Publisher: PLA
Price: $28.00
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Join us for a trip off the beaten path. This engaging, on-demand webinar features the latest books from small and independent presses, hybrid-publishers, and self-published works. The proliferation of small publishing houses as well as the increasing numbers of self-published authors has lead to an unprecedented number of indie books. Help your readers sort through the onslaught by learning about great reads from this newly explosive area of publishing. Our expert readers' advisors guide you to undiscovered choice picks and great resources for you and your patrons. This archived webinar was originally presented September 19, 2012.
About the Authors

After working in both circulation and reference, Dedra Anderson became district trainer at Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries in 2006. She is also the web mistress of two readers' advisory websites: The Romance Reader and The Mystery Reader. In her spare time she likes reading serial killers and Tudor history—but not in the same book.

Lisa Casper, program liaison, Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries, Highlands Ranch Library, graduated from University of Denver in the field of mass communications. She works Highlands Ranch Library bringing in/running programs, author events, working with local self-published authors, and doing book talks/readers' advisory. She also helps host author events at the Tattered Cover Book Store.

The Public Library Association (PLA) is a division of the American Library Association. PLA’s core purpose is to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve. Its mission is to enhance the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.

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