October 6, 2016

Relevance is in the eyeballs of the beholder

Google, Bing, Amazon, Apple, and every other major player on the web is engaged in a struggle to capture more eyeballs. Not just any eyeballs -- but the eyeballs of the 87.65% of US residents that use the Internet.

September 29, 2016

NoveList Amplifies the Power of Linked Data with the Release of NoveList Select for Linked Data

Libraries can now increase the power of linked data by adding reader’s advisory services with NoveList Select for Linked Data™. NoveList®, a division of EBSCO Information Services, (EBSCO) has partnered with Zepheira to boost the visibility of library collections online and enrich the information available to people in the community.

June 7, 2016

Linked data is what we (and libraries) have been waiting for

For more than 20 years, I’ve worked at NoveList on helping readers discover books and helping librarians help those readers. It’s a tricky problem, one that we’ve tried to solve with multiple solutions, both inside and outside the library walls. I believe linked data is exactly the solution that libraries need at this time of great change and transformation.

May 30, 2016

Webcast: Getting your library visible on the Web

When people in your community search for the latest best-seller on the web is your library one of the top results? Probably not because most library records are hidden from the Web. Linked data can change that.

April 7, 2016

Linked data: What is it, and why should you care?

Linked data. You may have been hearing these buzzwords floating around library land in the last year or so, or attended a conference session where it was thrown out with a mix of technical jargon as something very promising and exciting for libraries. But what is linked data exactly, and why should you be paying attention?