November 1, 2018

Webinar: Promote your collection to increase circulation and engage readers!

Join us to hear from three library systems that shine the spotlight on their collections in creative ways beyond displays and bookmarks.They’ll share why promoting books in all formats made a difference -- not only to their circulation but to their patrons as well. Whether your collection fills a few stacks or a few buildings, you'll take away real-life strategies that will change the way you promote what your library offers. 

October 25, 2018

Reading advocacy

Imagine if we shifted from thinking about readers' advisory to something more like reading advocacy. What if we started hitting the streets, getting out in the world, and talking to people about reading and how it transforms lives? What if we spent more time advocating for the value of reading? 

July 2, 2018

Serving together: Reflections on ALA, 2018

ALA in New Orleans was packed full of good food, inspiring speakers (Michelle Obama!), and (of course) librarians. We appreciate all the librarians who took the time to stop by the EBSCO booth and say hi, pass on your feedback, and let us know what you think of our upgrade to NoveList Select. That you take the time to chat with us is part of what makes the conference great for those of us working the booth.

November 29, 2017

AMA with Nancy Pearl

This year, NoveList is thankful for the chance to have legendary librarians visit with us. First, Joyce Saricks, NoveList’s first customer, then famed librarian Nancy Pearl stopped by the office on her way to the local library -- and we of course had lots and lots of questions. 

November 20, 2017

AMA with Joyce Saricks

Recently, legendary RA expert Joyce Saricks stopped by NoveList World Headquarters. For many, the highlight was an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session in which NoveList staff submitted questions, both serious and silly.

November 7, 2017

Books and the relationships they help us build

When I was having a particularly bad day a few years ago, a friend of mine told me that some days you get the bear and some days the bear gets you. On the days when the bear gets you, it’s easy to forget why we do the work we do and what calling we were responding to when we chose librarianship as a career.

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