October 7, 2020

Reading in a pandemic: Part 4

For our fourth installment of this blog series, we’re sharing what our Australian team is reading in these difficult times. Read on for reading inspiration as well as some NoveList search strategies!  

March 31, 2020

From Australia-bound to homebound

What seems like forever ago (or yesterday), I’d pored over an Australia travel guide, gotten my visa, bought a recommended travel blanket, downloaded books (because, librarian) then…COVID-19. How quickly things change. 

February 19, 2020

Top 5 questions about NoveList Plus from Oceania

My favourite webinars to facilitate for our Oceania libraries are those focusing on NoveList Plus, our premier readers’ advisory resource. It’s fun to use and full of useful information to assist with all of those tricky patron reader development enquiries such as “What can I read next,” “Which author writes like…,” and “What’s another series you can recommend for my child?” — NoveList can help!

January 6, 2020

Book club resources for Australia and New Zealand

We’ve been hard at work learning more about what gets book clubs talking in Australia and New Zealand. Here are some of NoveList’s new and updated book club resources just for you.

October 10, 2019

Readers’ advisory: it’s a small world

The NoveList team is super-excited about an upcoming webinar for those who work in libraries in Australia and New Zealand. Although US attendees will have a late night (no worries, we’ll record!), anyone with readers’ advisory on the brain will benefit from sharing ideas, no matter the time zone. It’s a small world, isn’t it, and so many readers’ advisory issues are universal.

October 2, 2019

Webinar: Building Your Readers’ Advisory Culture

Ready to take your current readers’ advisory practices to the next level? Join us for inspiration on moving your readers’ services from a fun thing you fit in (among everything else you’ve got to do) to a defining service of your library.