May 1, 2017

Tips for building your NextReads newsletter subscriber list

NextReads newsletters offer a lot of great reading suggestions, highlighting books in your collection and linking directly to your catalog. You can even use them to promote upcoming events or share exciting news. But all these great things are only helpful to your community if people are actually signed up to receive the newsletters, so snag some of our best tips for building your subscriber base. 

April 28, 2017

Getting more books in the hands of readers at County of Lennox and Addington Libraries

Readers’ advisory is a major focus for the County of Lennox and Addington Libraries in Napanee, Ontario. The busy and popular library system makes it a priority to help patrons find the perfect book.

April 27, 2017

All about books at TLA 2017

Howdy! I’m still buzzing from my first time at the TLA Annual Conference last week and wanted to share some pictures and takeaways. 

April 17, 2017

Readers’ advisory with a personal touch

Building relationships with your readers can seem like a daunting task -- with all the work happening in a library day-to-day, it’s easy for it to fall down a few notches of the priority list. But with a game-on! attitude and a little help from NoveList, the task of building lasting connections with your readers gets just a little bit easier.

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. 

April 3, 2017

Introducing embedded linked data widgets

In that post, I promised to show you some intriguing things happening to libraries’ linked data. Today, I begin making good on that promise with embed widgets, a coming-soon feature that allows libraries to post their own linked data on their website.

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