April 27, 2017
All about books at TLA 2017
Howdy! I’m still buzzing from my first time at the TLA Annual Conference last week and wanted to share some pictures and takeaways.
Event Date: May 10, 2017
Webcast: Where does readers’ advisory fit in your 21st century library?
How do we balance the need to serve new users in new ways when we don’t have the funds to take care of our traditional users in the traditional ways they expect -- i.e. buy more books? Join three leading public library directors as they share the math they use to balance this equation in their communities.
April 17, 2017
Readers’ advisory with a personal touch
Building relationships with your readers can seem like a daunting task -- with all the work happening in a library day-to-day, it’s easy for it to fall down a few notches of the priority list. But with a game-on! attitude and a little help from NoveList, the task of building lasting connections with your readers gets just a little bit easier.
April 13, 2017
Return to S-Town
Have you listened to the podcast S-Town yet? If you clicked on this, you probably have and you probably have a lot of feelings about it. And maybe you weren’t quite ready to the leave the world it built. Or maybe you've just been hearing the buzz and want to make sure you're in the loop when you get a reader asking you about books or media like S-Town.
April 3, 2017
Introducing embedded linked data widgets
In that post, I promised to show you some intriguing things happening to libraries’ linked data. Today, I begin making good on that promise with embed widgets, a coming-soon feature that allows libraries to post their own linked data on their website.
March 31, 2017
Summer reading searches, or, don’t fear the advanced search page!
Adults vary when it comes to reading choices and kids are no different. In fact, kids looking for summer reading can pose a particularly thorny challenge as you might not know if the kid is excited to pick out beach trip books or angry at their dad for saying they had to read “one book this summer.” But no matter who walks into your library, NoveList has the tools for you.