October 5, 2018

New Feature: NoveList Promotional Templates Now Available in LibraryAware

Like you, we’re passionate about pairing readers with books they will love. We also know it can be hard to get the word out about your awesome readers’ advisory services, so we created these NoveList promotional pieces for our LibraryAware customers.These easy-to-use templates are designed to make readers’ advisory less daunting for you and to help your readers explore all the reading options available at their beloved public library.

September 12, 2018

Using podcasts for readers’ advisory

September 30th is International Podcast Day and I think most people would agree that podcasts have exploded within the last few years. No matter what you're into, there's a podcast out there that caters to your interests, whether you long to be entertained, informed, scared, or intrigued.

August 15, 2018

Webinar: Unlocking Themes to Improve Your Readers’ Advisory

From Rookie on the Beat to Secret Babies, there are dozens of themes that your readers adore. Let RA expert Becky Spratford and metadata maven Cathleen Keyser show you how adding themes to your RA toolbox can supercharge your readers’ advisory, circulation, and programming.

July 17, 2018

Back to readers’ advisory basics

It’s all of the day-to-day interactions that build the foundation of lofty strategic plans and mission statements. Readers’ advisory makes up a big chunk of those interactions, but it can be daunting to think about readers’ advisory in *too* much of a big picture sense. The readers’ advisory interview. Form-based readers’ advisory. Gah. Kathy Stewart breaks reader's advisory down into its most basic component -- the conversation.

June 13, 2017

Recommit to readers’ advisory

As some of you are heading into a new fiscal year and planning for new objectives and goals, it’s a good time to re-examine where readers’ advisory fits into the daily life of the library. Keep reading to find inspiration in the resources we’ve gathered to help you wrap readers’ advisory into all that you do.

June 14, 2016

Get all your staff involved in doing readers’ advisory

What’s the most valuable asset of your library? Your collection? Your programming? Your readers’ advisory services?