June 18, 2019

Reading the right book at the right time

It’s been one year since the NoveList baton was passed along to the next generation of readers’ advisory experts. Lucky for us, however, Duncan Smith continues to offer us inspiration on the connection between books and our daily lives. In this month’s issue of Booklist Online, Duncan shares a personal conversation on this very topic and reminds of us his own devotion to books and readers.

June 7, 2019

Come see us at ALA 2019!

Librarians, including librarians from NoveList, are converging on Washington D.C. for the ALA Annual Conference. It’s been almost ten years since ALA was in D.C. and there’s a ton of new stuff to see (outside of the conference programming). We hope that you’ll also take the time to stop by the EBSCO Booth #2533 in the Exhibit Hall and get some insider information on what’s new and forthcoming from NoveList. 

May 9, 2019

Pokémon Readers’ Advisory: Gotta read ‘em all!

Are you and your patrons enjoying the current pop culture overload? Accompanying the excitement of the release of Avengers: Endgame, Free Comic Book Day, and Star Wars Day (May the fourth be with you) comes the first ever live-action animated Pokémon movie, Detective Pikachu!

In celebration of the latest take on a Pokémon-filled world, we offer this list of reading recommendations to share with the pocket monsters at your library. 

April 29, 2019

The Secret Language of Books – 2019 Edition

We are happy to announce that the 2019 version of The Secret Language of Books is off to the printer. Many of you expressed appreciation for the earlier version of this booklet, which contained detailed information about NoveList appeal factors and tips for using them with readers. This time around, we wanted to create an even richer resource for you by including genres and themes. 

January 14, 2019

Come see us at ALA Midwinter 2019!

Packing your bags for Seattle for ALA Midwinter this year? Don’t forget to take time out of your schedule to stop by the EBSCO booth #1509 and get some insider info on what’s new and forthcoming with NoveList.

November 27, 2018

EveryLibrary and LibraryAware voting YES on libraries

When I was growing up, my parents always took me with them when they went to vote -- every single election; general, primary, special, local, national. They taught my brother and me that you always vote. You always show up. Moreover, they also taught us that when it came to ballot measures on budgets that fund libraries and education, you always vote YES. I am thrilled to share and to be a part of this partnership with Novelist and EveryLibrary to work with five libraries on their 2019 campaigns. 

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