A graduate of North Park University, Jerome Eberle served as an admission counselor at the university while completing his degree. After graduating, Jerome Eberle spent several years as a publishing assistant for the American Library Association’s Booklist Magazine.
A magazine with book reviews, Booklist also offers educational webinars on its website at http://www.booklistonline.com. Previous webinars through Booklist include Staff Favorites from Penguin Random House Library Marketing, New Multicultural Titles for Children and Teens, and Fresh Picks for the Common Core. All of them touch upon books and reading in some way, providing everything from recommendations for books to tips for creativity.
These free webinars also educate viewers in areas such as the role of a literary agent. In April of 2015, the webinar titled The Gateway to Author Engagement at Your Library and Beyond appeared on the Booklist site with information about working with a literary agent and establishing bonds between readers and authors.