Community Outreach open training is back!

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Looking for ways to give your circulation a boost? Join us this Thursday, August 2nd at 12:00pm ET for our monthly Community Outreach live session.  During this hour-long session you’ll not only learn new, cost-effective marketing ideas for in your library, around your community and social networking but you’ll also have a chance to live… Read more »

Travel Light With Lonely Planet eBooks

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Summer is THE time to travel (unless you’re a snowboarder like me; then it’s always time to travel).  When heading to a new city, it’s always smart to do your research ahead of time so you don’t waste time when you’re there. Whether you’re traveling across the ocean or across the state, Lonely Planet has… Read more »

Registration Now Open for Training Month!

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It’s finally here, folks—registration is now open for Next Generation Digital Library, the main attraction of Training Month 2012. Who: Library & school staff What: Next Generation Digital Library live training sessions When: September 5 – 28, 2012 Where: From your computer with speakers or headphones How: Register today! During these live webinars conducted via ReadyTalk… Read more »

Scoping Out Summer’s Biggest Tech News

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Summer is a busy time in the tech industry, as several of the big hardware and software players announce new products at their annual user conferences. In recent weeks, Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC), Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) and Google’s I/O all served up big tech news. The events provide a glimpse of… Read more »

Explore Australia With OverDrive

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It’s a big week for OverDrive in Australia. We just announced the opening of our Melbourne office, which will support our expanding services for libraries, publishers and booksellers in the region. We’ve already been working with our Australia-based team members to develop the forthcoming browser-based eReading solution OverDrive Read, and at the Australian Library and… Read more »

Most Downloaded From the Library—June 2012

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If you’ve been following my Most Downloaded blogs in recent months, you’re probably tired of hearing about Harry Potter, Hunger Games, and Fifty Shades. So even though the beloved wizard continues to cast a spell on Juvenile Fiction lists and E.L. James’ racy fan fiction series continues to steam up Adult Fiction downloads, I’ll give… Read more »

Outreach Training Heats Up Summer Circulation

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With summer well underway, you may have noticed more foot traffic inside your library. Each patron who walks through your doors represents another opportunity to promote your digital collection. Through clever use of displays and promotions inside the library, you can help patrons take advantage of your library’s digital resources. This time of year, many… Read more »