October 22, 2019
Promoting new books in your collection (that aren’t on the bestseller list)
We know some books will circulate no matter what we do (James Patterson, J.K. Rowling, J.D. Robb, etc.), but many of the new books libraries buy need a little push. They are wonderful books, perfect, even, in the hands of the right reader, if only that reader knew that book was waiting for them at the library.
So how to get that information out there?
January 16, 2018
Our work…and our resolutions
It’s time to start thinking about what we want to accomplish at NoveList in 2018, and while we have official objectives at the individual, department, and company-wide levels, the truth is that working at NoveList is more than a job -- it’s also tied very closely to our love of books, reading, readers’ advisory, and libraries!
September 13, 2017
NextReads newsletters: Theme and variation
We do themed sections in NextReads newsletters to help circulate your library’s backlist by drawing attention to the books you already have on your shelves. Like physical displays, newsletter themes help readers discover new treasures -- or remind them of books they'd forgotten they wanted to read.
May 1, 2017
Tips for building your NextReads newsletter subscriber list
NextReads newsletters offer a lot of great reading suggestions, highlighting books in your collection and linking directly to your catalog. You can even use them to promote upcoming events or share exciting news. But all these great things are only helpful to your community if people are actually signed up to receive the newsletters, so snag some of our best tips for building your subscriber base.
February 17, 2017
Changes come to NextReads
For the past eleven years, NextReads has shared more than 26,000 reading recommendations with library patrons across the world. This year, we're making a few small changes.
January 27, 2016
LibraryReads Comes to NextReads
It's no secret we at NoveList love LibraryReads and the awesome work they're doing helping connect reads to great new books. Now, we've partnered again to deliver the monthly LibraryReads list via NextReads to the subscribers at your library.