June 6, 2018

Come see us at ALA 2018!

Attending ALA in New Orleans this year? Don’t forget to take some time out of your schedule to stop by the EBSCO booth #2531 and get some insider info on what’s new and forthcoming with NoveList.

May 31, 2018

Spotlight on diverse Canadian books

NoveList can help you find reliable content spotlighting the best in diverse books by Canadian authors and/or published by Canadian presses.

May 29, 2018

This summer, keep the slide on the playground

We’ve all seen studies citing summer as a time when kids with no access to stimulating experiences or books can slip behind their peers. It’s known as “summer slide.” The effects are sobering and can be long-lasting. 

May 25, 2018

Readers’ advisory and the Great American Read

Since it is summertime, and librarians everywhere are gearing up for their version of a summer reading program, why not incorporate The Great American Read into your readers’ advisory and programming work? Try these 5 ideas to get you jump-started. 

May 24, 2018

Audiobooks for family road trips

How does a family headed out on a summer road trip choose audiobooks that everyone in the car will enjoy as the miles roll by? We have suggestions for six middle-grade audiobooks that are full of family, friendship, and adventure, and that are sure to keep the kids AND the adults engaged. 

May 23, 2018

Passive RA, or, reaching patrons who stare at their shoes

Many who come to the library are too shy to actually speak to a librarian, so now I like the direct approach -- putting up a sign that explains why I sit behind that desk. Try it. Many do not realize we are there to help them. 

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