April 23, 2019

Be a superhero readers’ advisor

Given the abundance of recent superhero movies (Aquaman, Captain Marvel, Shazam, Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man: Far From Home), you may be seeing more requests from your patrons for superhero comics and stories. If not, the stakes are being raised: May 4th is Free Comic Book Day (and Star Wars Day)!

March 6, 2018

Spotting microtrends

Microtrends are curious little clusters of books published during the same time period that share a very specific topic. While they aren't necessarily indicators of bookish zeitgeist, they can help you show off your library's collection in a quirky, attention-grabbing way.