February 26, 2018
Santa Monica Reads (and you can, too!): An interview with Robert Graves
Since our Book Clubs in Your Community webinar last fall, we received many comments about the annual Santa Monica Reads program shared by panelist and Public Services Librarian Robert Graves, who chairs the program. With all the interest in the program, I caught up with Robert to ask a few questions and share what I learned with you.
February 22, 2018
Try a different kind of book club: Go topical!
Ever heard of a book club revolving around a theme instead of a specific title? It's a great alternative to a traditional book club, and easy to put into practice in your own library.
Event Date: March 7, 2018
Webinar: Put Your Library’s Linked Data to Work
Heard about linked data, but think it’s something that exists only in libraries’ futures? Not sure how linked data can help you, your library, and your community in the present?
February 16, 2018
Introducing… Afrofuturism and Afrofantasy
As far as the NoveList office is concerned, February 16, 2018 should be a national holiday. We are all so excited to see what acclaimed director Ryan Coogler and a thrilling cast of luminaries do with Marvel’s Afrofuturist super-genius superhero king of Wakanda, T’Challa. AKA, Black Panther.
February 13, 2018
Newsletters we love: #LibSocial at Indian Prairie Public Library
Indian Prairie Public Library's #LibSocial newsletter is a fantastic example of successfully reaching out to a targeted audience. Find out more about how they got started and get inspired with some ideas for your own!
February 8, 2018
Product release: Metrics for your linked data
A library’s visibility on the web can be complicated to measure, but the release of embed, share, and catalog clicks for your linked data are one step to untangling the many threads that make up visibility.