April 7, 2020

For fans of Tiger King

Tiger King’s buzz has reached a fever pitch, and with a scripted series adaptation reportedly in the works (with Saturday Night Live mainstay Kate McKinnon set to portray Carole Baskin), it’s likely that folks are going to be talking about the head-scratching exploits of Joe Exotic and co. for a long time.  

Event Date: April 29, 2020

Webinar: Form-Based Readers’ Advisory When Your Readers (and Staff) are at Home

Librarians’ essential work, connecting books to readers, is more difficult now, since so many libraries and schools have closed. While you’ll be helping from afar your work *can* continue to be responsive, compassionate, and innovative. 

April 6, 2020

SYNC Audiobooks for Teens

Today I’m thankful to be able to share some positive news for librarians and readers alike — SYNC Audiobooks for Teens is returning for the 11th year! 

Event Date: April 7, 2020

Microtraining: We’re Not Closed — We’re Live!

Physical libraries are closed because of COVID-19 but librarians are still hard at work, offering help to readers online. Going live on social is a great way to connect with your community, deliver help to readers stuck at home, and help combat social isolation with “face” time and interactive comments. 

April 3, 2020

Increase your circulation with data-driven collection promotion

Libraries often ask me which collection promotion strategies will be most appealing to their patrons and result in increased circulation. My answer is probably annoying, but true: it depends. What insights do they have into their patrons’ reading habits? What titles, authors, or series are they most interested in? What trends are they seeing in their data? 

April 1, 2020

Top 10 most searched titles in library catalogs: March 2020

Ever wonder what library users worldwide are searching for in catalogs just like yours? At NoveList, we’ve got the data. 

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