Posted on: May 2, 2016
It bums me out that we scour reviews and some diamonds in the ruff never get checked out. So I ran a report (we currently use SirsiDynix WorkFlows- PM me if you’d like a step-by-step tutorial I’ve made on how to run reports) on items that had zero circulation stats and came up with a 30 page list! From here I had a volunteer (shout out to Liliana!) pull these items. I did a quick search in Amazon to find one-liner reviews (usually the last sentence in the review) from School Library Journal or Kirkus which I found about halfway down the page under the Editorial Reviews.
Here’s an example of a book with a short review:
And here’s the whole display:
Let me know if you steal/borrow the idea and how it works out for you. Feel free to use the signage or make your own. Please post pictures!