[NEW!] Nonfiction RA: Beyond the Basics

When: Oct 23 – Nov 19, 2023 (4 weeks)

Where: Online, asynchronous (see more info)

Cost: $150 (10% discount if you register 2 weeks in advance!)

CE Credit: 1.4 CEUs / 14 LEUs

Program: #309124


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Questions? Email the CE Team

Nonfiction has had a renaissance in recent years, with memoirs and other genres being in high demand. While fiction readers’ advisory has received extensive coverage over the past several years, nonfiction RA can present more of a challenge for librarians of all types. Learn how to take the guesswork out of nonfiction readers’ advisory with this course that will teach you the ins and outs of nonfiction, how to make the most out of your existing collection, and how to stay current with evolving trends.


  • Exploring the Scope of Nonfiction
  • Learning RA Best Practices
  • Maximizing Your Existing Collection
  • Navigating Subgenres and Trends


Headshot of Stephanie Stephanie Sendaula has a background in reference services and collection development, for both public and academic libraries. In addition to her work in libraries, she also worked in publishing for several years, bringing attention to the needs and interests of library staff of all types. She currently serves as Programming and Outreach Specialist for LibraryLinkNJ, and enjoys hosting programs on the art of readers’ advisory. She’s a fan of baking, gardening, and curling up with a nice memoir.