Rules for Bibliobattle

Bibliobattle is a social book review game!
It's very simple.


[Bibliobattle Official Rules]
  1. Come together with a favorite or an interesting book. 
  2. Introduce your favorite book for 5 minutes, one by one. 
  3. After each presentation, talk about the book for 2–3 minutes with all participants. 
  4. After all presentations, select the "Champion Book" by the votes of all participants, both audience and presenters.
    The criterion is, “a book, which you want to read the most.” The book with the most votes is called the "Champion Book."


Bibliobattle



Minor regulations

Note:

1. Come together with a favorite or an interesting book. 
 a.  Although books others recommended  may be used, a presenter certainly has to  choose the book for presentation beforehand.
 b.  The promoter can set a theme for selecting books.

2. Introduce your favorite book for 5 minutes, one by one. 
 a.  After exactly 5 minutes, the presenter has to finish his or her presentation.
 b.  As a rule, handouts, presentation data, or slides, etc. are not recommended.
 c.  A presenter must use all 5 minutes to explain about his or her book.

3. After each presentation, talk about the book for 2–3 minutes with all participants. 
 a.  Do not criticize or find fault with others. Ask a question in order to make a judgment on the book you want to read most.
 b.  All participants should enjoy the Bibliobattle together.
 c.  Discussion time can be extended but should not significantly exceed the original time schedule.

4. After all presentations, select the "Champion Book" by the votes of all participants, both audience and presenters. 
    The criterion is, “a book, which you want to read the most.” The book with the most votes is called the "Champion Book."
 a.  A presenter cannot vote for his or her own book .
 b.  The “Champion Book” must be determined by a democratic vote by the all participants including presenters and audience. 
      That must not be determined by a small number of people in power, such as a teacher, a chairman or a judge.

Recommended:
Please upload presentations on your Bibliobattle to the web if it's possible.
If you uploaded the recorded video of  each talk to the web such as “Ustream” or “YouTube”, you can share your feelings all over the world!

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