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novelist Library Journal and NoveList Announce the 2017 LibraryAware Community Award Recipients

Posted March 27, 2017

The Fairmont City Library Center, part of Mississippi Valley Library District in Illinois, was named the recipient of the 2017 LibraryAware Community Award given by Library Journal and underwritten by LibraryAware™, a product of the NoveList division of EBSCO Information Services. ... Read More »

novelist EBSCO Information Services Partners with Children’s Book Council To Introduce New Book Award for Youth Graphic Novels

Posted January 30, 2017

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is introducing the SEE-IT™ Award to highlight achievements in graphic novels. SEE-It stands for Stories Engagingly Expressed-Illustratively Told. ... Read More »

novelist EBSCO Health Resources Outscore Competitors for POC Disease/Drug Reference in KLAS Clinical Decision Support 2016 Report

Posted December 6, 2016

Two EBSCO Health clinical resources were the top performing point-of-care reference tools for disease/drug reference in the KLAS Clinical Decision Support 2016 report.... Read More »

novelist NoveList® Amplifies the Power of Linked Data with the Release of NoveList Select for Linked Data™

Posted September 29, 2016

Libraries can now increase the power of linked data by adding reader’s advisory services with NoveList Select for Linked Data™. NoveList®, a division of EBSCO Information Services, (EBSCO) has partnered with Zepheira to boost the visibility of library collections online and enrich the information available to people in the community. ... Read More »

novelist Sign up for this webcast: The Exploding World of Audiobooks and Listeners' Advisory

Posted February 1, 2016

Listening to audiobooks has never been easier, but do your library patrons know that?... Read More »

novelist LibraryReads Comes to NextReads

Posted January 27, 2016

It's no secret we at NoveList love LibraryReads and the awesome work they're doing helping connect reads to great new books. Now, we've partnered again to deliver the monthly LibraryReads list via NextReads to the subscribers at your library. ... Read More »

novelist Accelerated Reader Comes to NoveList

Posted January 22, 2016

Need to find interesting books for students that match up to Accelerated Reader levels? All NoveList interfaces will now display an Accelerated Reader level for each juvenile title record. ... Read More »

novelist Sign up for this webcast: Romancing the Book Club

Posted January 8, 2016

Romance readers are among libraries' greatest patrons, but the romance genre is often overlooked as a choice for book clubs. ... Read More »

novelist New Features in LibraryAware: December 2015

Posted December 9, 2015

The December 2015 release of LibraryAware will have something exciting for everyone. There are new widget formats for displaying newsletters, more image controls and image management tools, new opt-in page choices, and more.... Read More »

novelist New Advanced Search limiters for audiobooks and reviews

Posted October 29, 2015

NoveList now has even more ways to limit your searches. From the NoveList Advanced Search page you can now limit to books that have one or more starred professional reviews. This is a great way to find the best books from a particularly genre.... Read More »

novelist Sign up for this webcast: Re-engaging Your Library Users

Posted October 13, 2015

Where have all the patrons gone? Are you seeing a decline in the number of once-regular visitors stopping in to browse for a book or place a book on hold in your catalog? How can you bring them back?... Read More »

novelist Sign up for this webcast: Appealing to Genre Readers

Posted September 8, 2015

We all know them -- those readers dedicated to a particular genre -- you may even be one yourself! How can you help those readers find the perfect book to read when they’ve already made it through their list of author or title read-alikes?... Read More »

novelist Better Book Discovery with New Browse Features in NoveList

Posted June 30, 2015

You’ve always been able to search NoveList for great reading recommendations, but now with the addition of two major new features, it is easier than ever to browse. These additional features help readers discover books that match their personal reading style.... Read More »

novelist New Reports Give Insights from LibraryAware

Posted June 30, 2015

Need to understand and communicate the impact of your promotions and outreach? LibraryAware includes new reports and features that make it easier than ever to get insights and measure impact.... Read More »

novelist NoveList Recommendations -- Now Available in Bibliocommons

Posted May 27, 2015

If your library has a catalog from Bibliocommons, you now have an exciting new option available to display "NoveList Recommends" in your catalog records. This improved integration between NoveList Select and Bibliocommons showcases up to 5 read-alike recommendations from NoveList... Read More »

novelist NoveList Adds Character Appeal and More

Posted April 27, 2015

The latest release of NoveList (including NoveList Plus, NoveList, NoveList K-8 Plus, and NoveList K-8) offers two new enhancements for all customers: character appeal and enhanced auto-complete. We think you'll love them both.... Read More »

novelist Sign Up for this Webinar: Effective and Fun STEM and STEAM Programs for 3-4 Year Olds

Posted April 19, 2015

Let's play with STEM & STEAM! Oh no. Did that first sentence make you groan because you don't think you like Science, Technology, Engineering and Math? Join us for this amazing program. You'll be inspired to try STEM programming in your own library even if you don't have all of Newton's Laws memorized and have forgotten how to calculate the area of a circle.... Read More »

novelist Sign up for this webinar: Creating Engaging Book Displays

Posted April 17, 2015

Book displays are a great way to highlight underused collections, increase circulation, and to encourage discovery in your library. In this free webcast with Susan Brown, director of the Chapel Hill Public Library and Nancy Dowd, co-author of ALA’ s best-selling book, Bite-Sized Marketing: Realistic Solutions for Overworked Librarians, we'll show you how you can create book displays that will leave readers asking for more. ... Read More »

novelist Sign up for this webinar: RA Programming for Kids

Posted April 1, 2015

Looking for amazing passive programming ideas for kids? Join NoveList’s Juvenile Content Specialist Autumn Winters and marketing expert Nancy Dowd for this free webinar. Discover new strategies for marketing your collection (and upping your programming stats) with this webinar about making great-looking, engaging passive programming materials that your kids will adore. Programming will never be easier than this!... Read More »

novelist Sign Up for This Webinar: Meeting Your Community’s Demand for Books

Posted March 25, 2015

How do you get more books into the hands of more readers? Selecting an appealing collection of books for your community is step one. Helping individual readers find the right books for their own style is step two. Combine the two and you have the potential to create a truly outstanding library service that meets the needs of readers throughout your community. Join us for a panel discussion with 3 librarians working at the intersection of collection development and readers’ advisory. ... Read More »

novelist New Features in LibraryAware: March 2015

Posted March 23, 2015

The latest release of LibraryAware will include two big improvements: email validation and copying between promotions.... Read More »

novelist Sign Up for This Webinar: Beyond Book Displays

Posted February 3, 2015

Are you concerned when readers say they don’t know about your readers’ services and collections? Frustrated because they are resistant to talking with you? Tired of hearing how people don’t know you have audiobooks, e-books or even large print books? Are you looking for new ways to engage readers who visit your library? ... Read More »

novelist New in NoveList Select: Search by appeal and Lexile

Posted January 16, 2015

We are rolling out two fantastic new features for NoveList Select this month. Libraries with NoveList Select in their catalog will now be able to search by appeal or Lexile. These enhancements add more value to one of your most essential resources.... Read More »

novelist Sign Up for This Webinar: The Year of the RA Makeover

Posted January 8, 2015

Can your library benefit from a fresh look at readers’ advisory service? While some libraries are investing in maker spaces and new technologies, many libraries are focusing their attention on updating this foundational service. Join us for an engaging and informative discussion as three libraries reveal why their attention is now on helping readers find the perfect read. ... Read More »

novelist Reaching readers with new features in the December 2014 release of LibraryAware

Posted December 10, 2014

Reaching readers just got better and easier. With the new features in this release of LibraryAware, you’ll be able to create more items and post them more places than ever before. ... Read More »

novelist What's New in the October 2014 Release of NoveList

Posted October 10, 2014

We revamped the printing and delivery options in NoveList to provide you and your patrons with more effective ways to use the read-alike recommendations and lists in NoveList. These changes apply to NoveList, NoveList Plus, NoveList K-8, and NoveList K-8 Plus.... Read More »

novelist A recharged LibraryAware is coming in August

Posted August 14, 2014

We have so many great things to tell you about the next release of LibraryAware that it is hard to know where to begin. All new tools for working with images, a new star system, the ability to 'save as'...... Read More »

novelist New features in the April 2014 release of NoveList

Posted April 30, 2014

NoveList is getting some exciting new features and a new look on April 30, 2014. Enhancements include an updated, modern design and all-new autocomplete search functionality. In addition, NoveList Plus will now include audiobook recommendations.... Read More »

novelist Upgrades in April 2014 release of LibraryAware

Posted April 9, 2014

We love feedback from our customers. We’re especially excited about this latest release of LibraryAware because it is composed entirely of upgrades based on customer feedback. We hope that you’ll find at least one or two things here that will make your work just a bit easier.... Read More »

novelist NoveList Turns 20! Come Celebrate with Us at PLA

Posted February 16, 2014

We’re celebrating a big milestone this year – NoveList’s 20th anniversary! You’re invited to join us at our anniversary reception at PLA in Indianapolis. Plus, we’ll also be unveiling our newest feature: audiobook recommendations. It’ll be released in April, so you’ll want to get a sneak peak!... Read More »

novelist The Magic of Marketing Databases | Free Webcast

Posted January 29, 2014

Libraries are constantly challenged on how to get their customers to use the databases they purchase. This webcast will demonstrate how, with just the right mix of marketing and advertising magic, your library can increase usage of any database. ... Read More »

novelist Readers’ Advisory: How Do You Measure Up? | Free Webcast

Posted January 23, 2014

The results are in! Be among the first to hear what we learned about readers’ advisory service in public libraries during a recent survey. Is RA here to stay, or is its value declining?... Read More »

novelist New features in the January 2014 release of LibraryAware

Posted January 7, 2014

The latest version of LibraryAware includes several new features including subscriber management features, new paper sizes, expanded image options, and improved posting to Facebook. Users will see these new features in the next release, currently scheduled for the week of January 6. If you’re a current user of LibraryAware, here’s what you can expect to see:... Read More »

novelist New Features in the Latest Release of LibraryAware

Posted November 18, 2013

We are excited to announce a new release of LibraryAware (tentatively scheduled for the week of November 18, 2013). Inside the new version, you’ll find...... Read More »

novelist Redesigned Display of Recommendations in Latest NoveList Select Release

Posted September 18, 2013

A new version of NoveList Select is coming your way, and we think you’ll love the changes. We improved the display of recommendations, made it easier for you to link to series recommendations, and added in-catalog feedback. When we previewed these new features, the most frequent comment was, “it looks beautiful!”... Read More »

novelist New Features in the Latest Release of LibraryAware

Posted August 13, 2013

The latest release of LibraryAware (expected release date: August 14, 2013) includes many new features that will improve functionality and design. ... Read More »

novelist LibraryAware Training for Users

Posted August 11, 2013

Are you new to LibraryAware? We have a series of training sessions that will help you get up to speed quickly.... Read More »

novelist Going to Chicago? Don’t Miss These Special Offers from NoveList

Posted June 25, 2013

Even if you're a long-standing fan of NoveList, you won't want to miss what we have to offer at ALA this year. We have a lot of new features to show off, an exciting announcement, and a special offer discount. Plus, free buttons!... Read More »

novelist Customize Templates and More with the Latest Release of LibraryAware

Posted June 17, 2013

The latest release of LibraryAware includes a much-requested feature: the ability for administrators to customize templates. This feature gives your organization the power to customize layouts with content, photos, fonts and colors and then save the template for your organization.... Read More »

novelist NoveList Adds Tools for Finding Visual Appeal

Posted June 4, 2013

Readers have a new tool for helping to discover books they love -- a new category of appeal terms called illustration appeals. These new appeal terms are now available in all NoveList databases (including NoveList, NoveList Plus, NoveList K-8, and NoveList K-8 Plus).... Read More »

novelist New Feature: Announce Library Programs and Events in Your Catalog

Posted May 9, 2013

Customers of both NoveList Select and LibraryAware now have an exciting new promotional channel for library events and programs – the library catalog.... Read More »

novelist LibraryAware Announces New Release, Improved Editor

Posted March 20, 2013

The latest version of LibraryAware contains new features and improves the experience of creating promotional items.... Read More »

novelist New Version of NoveList Select Released

Posted February 5, 2013

NoveList released a new version of NoveList Select with a major new feature – libraries are now able to offer recommendations for e-resources inside their catalog.... Read More »

novelist Webcast: Are Books Your Brand? How Libraries Can Stay Relevant to Readers

Posted January 29, 2013

Join us for a free webinar -- sponsored by NoveList and Library Journal -- with several librarians who are keeping readers at the forefront of the library mission... Read More »

novelist New Features in LibraryAware v1.2

Posted November 1, 2012

It’s already time for another round of updates to LibraryAware... Read More »

novelist New features in LibraryAware v1.1

Posted August 24, 2012

LibraryAware was officially released just a few short weeks ago, but already we have some terrific new features to announce... Read More »

novelist LibraryAware 1.0 is Released

Posted July 23, 2012

We are pleased to announce that LibraryAware is officially released! After months of development and beta testing, the first version of LibraryAware is now available.... Read More »

novelist New Features Available in Your Catalog with NoveList Select

Posted May 8, 2012

The latest version of NoveList Select will introduce new features and additional options to further enrich library catalogs. These enhancements are part of the latest product release and will be rolling out over the next few weeks.... Read More »

novelist Free webcast! Creating a LibraryAware Community: Making Print Materials Work For You

Posted April 2, 2012

Join LibraryAware as we explore the power of print materials for marketing your library.... Read More »

novelist Building a LibraryAware Community: Making the Connection

Posted February 16, 2012

Does your library need to build stronger community connections, but the thought of where to start leaves you feeling overwhelmed? This webinar will inspire you to kick-start the process.... Read More »

novelist New NoveList Features: Goodreads, Read-alikes, and Author Information

Posted October 3, 2011

NoveList is excited to announce some new enhancements, available in our latest upgrade. ... Read More »

novelist Libraries are Essential: Building an Ongoing Connection

Posted June 14, 2011

Join NoveList and Library Journal to hear just how libraries are building these ongoing connections and how they have benefited from those relationships.... Read More »

novelist Libraries are Essential: Connecting to Youth in Your Community

Posted March 15, 2011

Tune in to the second Libraries are Essential webcast to get some great tips for using youth programs throughout the year to continually promote the essential value of the library.... Read More »