June 20, 2018

You asked, we listened!: Diversity appeal on adult titles

Back in 2015, in response to #weneeddiversebooks, NoveList created four diversity character appeal terms: ability diverse, culturally diverse, LGBTQIA diverse, and religiously diverse to juvenile titles. After many discussions and a lot of work, we have begun adding diversity appeal to adult titles, too!

May 31, 2018

Spotlight on diverse Canadian books

NoveList can help you find reliable content spotlighting the best in diverse books by Canadian authors and/or published by Canadian presses.

March 6, 2018

Spotting microtrends

Microtrends are curious little clusters of books published during the same time period that share a very specific topic. While they aren't necessarily indicators of bookish zeitgeist, they can help you show off your library's collection in a quirky, attention-grabbing way. 

February 16, 2018

Introducing… Afrofuturism and Afrofantasy

As far as the NoveList office is concerned, February 16, 2018 should be a national holiday. We are all so excited to see what acclaimed director Ryan Coogler and a thrilling cast of luminaries do with Marvel’s Afrofuturist super-genius superhero king of Wakanda, T’Challa. AKA, Black Panther.

November 9, 2017

Find it in NoveList: Books by indigenous authors

NoveList metadata librarians do extra research to make authors with specific cultural identities easier for you to discover. Get a refresher on finding more authors of indigenous heritage in NoveList.

September 18, 2017

Storytime en espaƱol y ingles

Looking for resources for holding a bilingual storytime in your library? We can help. 

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