August 15, 2018

Five ways to use themes with your patrons

Have you been using the themes that are now included in NoveList with your patrons yet? If not, or you read that question and thought, “What do they mean by themes?” then now is the time to get started!

August 9, 2018

Steal this idea: Create a Display Hub for busy librarians

Looking for a way to share displays across your library system? Check out Durham County Library's Display Hub, which pulls together a similar set of materials so library staff across the county can quickly access display materials including posters, book lists, bookmarks, and flyers.

August 2, 2018

Lust in the dust: Rural romances set in Australia

Following the immense success of Rachael Treasure’s Jillaroo in 2005, rural romance emerged as a beloved genre of Australian readers. These books celebrate rural life, farming, and close knit communities as well as the natural beauty of the Australian landscape. They are rich in atmosphere and feature strong, independent female heroines making their own way in the bush.

July 25, 2018

A Library for All

Part of most libraries’ mission statements is making sure all members of our community feel that the library is a safe and welcome space for them. Here are ten things to consider when making sure your library is a "library for all."   

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.

July 2, 2018

Serving together: Reflections on ALA, 2018

ALA in New Orleans was packed full of good food, inspiring speakers (Michelle Obama!), and (of course) librarians. We appreciate all the librarians who took the time to stop by the EBSCO booth and say hi, pass on your feedback, and let us know what you think of our upgrade to NoveList Select. That you take the time to chat with us is part of what makes the conference great for those of us working the booth.

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