March 5, 2020

Welcome, Zepheira!

We at NoveList are always searching for ways to help libraries raise awareness of their collections. In 2016 this quest led us to partner with Zepheira to offer linked library service to libraries of all sizes. It was a perfect match – Zepheira takes a library’s MARC records and makes them findable on the web; NoveList then enhances those records with our rich metadata and provides the library with even more opportunities to connect with their community.

March 24, 2020

Want access to more ebooks? Join the network!

The idea of online access to more ebooks is a compelling one, especially now. In short order, we’ve experienced the introduction of COVID-19 into our vocabularies and also experienced our lives changing dramatically. 

January 31, 2020

Your readers, finding your library on Google

Noticed anything the last time you searched for a book in Google? Check out Becoming, by Michelle Obama (and read it, if you haven’t!). Over on the right side of the page, you'll see the what's called the knowledge panel. In that knowledge panel are the book jacket and information on where to purchase the book. Plus now you'll also see where to borrow the book in different formats.

February 21, 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 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.

November 6, 2017

Harness the power of pop culture to connect with your community

Lately I've been thinking about all the ways (old and new) that libraries can use popular culture to connect with their communities -- and possibly to reach new communities.