March 30, 2018
Warm up to literary fiction
Literary fiction buffs may be among the most voracious, wily, and unpredictable readers that an RA librarian will face. What these readers crave goes beyond particular character types, plot conventions, or even related subject matter. Sound tricky? It doesn't have to be!
April 13, 2017
Return to S-Town
Have you listened to the podcast S-Town yet? If you clicked on this, you probably have and you probably have a lot of feelings about it. And maybe you weren’t quite ready to the leave the world it built. Or maybe you've just been hearing the buzz and want to make sure you're in the loop when you get a reader asking you about books or media like S-Town.
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.
August 30, 2016
Appealing to gamers
When we’ve talked about using pop culture to help people find books, we’ve mostly talked about fandom, movies, and television. We’ve also used appeals to recommend books based on tattoos, but there’s a big pop culture world we haven’t explored: gaming.
January 20, 2016
Help Patrons Take Advantage of Your Collection When Holds Lists are Miles-Long
You know how the story goes: Stephen King releases a new thriller and suddenly the holds list is 75 deep and growing, or the next book in a popular series is already looking at 43 holds a month before its release.