July 22, 2020

Suggest a Read-alike

Are there ever times when you have the PERFECT match for a book and just want to share it with somebody? Love recommending hidden gems to the readers who have finished everything from a high-profile writer? 

July 21, 2020

Take the ARRT genre self-assessment

NoveList is pleased to offer our subscribers access to the 5th Revised edition of the Adult Reading Round Table’s Popular Fiction List. Librarians and readers can use the workbook to evaluate their familiarity and comfort with authors in the most popular genres. The self-assessment can be used to reveal holes in genre knowledge as well as to discover new authors to try. 

July 15, 2020

Does your collection have all the “Essentials”?

When Core Collections became a NoveList product, we took to heart the idea that it would be “powered by NoveList.”  That meant doing things like reevaluating genre and subject headings, as well as which classics are really essential for libraries to have. This work brought our attention to the recommendation levels in Core Collections. Honestly, the terms were vague when we want them to be specific. So we’re happy to unveil both the new terms AND provide some clarity into how we’re using them. 

July 7, 2020

Introducing “Nonfiction that reads like fiction”

After some careful curating, our metadata librarians have come up with a new and exciting genre in nonfiction books for adults – Nonfiction that reads like fiction!  These are books that while grounded in fact, biography or memoir, create a reading experience much like reading a novel. Think In Cold Blood, Educated: A MemoirThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, or I’ll Be Gone in the Dark.

July 6, 2020

Extended LibraryAware live chat service

Our team strives to help our LibraryAware customers get setup as well as help you work through any issues that may arise with the product. A few years back, we started offering live chat support for LibraryAware customers, and it has been very well received. The LibraryAware product has greatly benefited from this real-time support. 

June 26, 2020

Promotions are now Folders in LibraryAware

After hearing that many LibraryAware customers use promotions to store and organize their outreach and communication materials, we have changed “Promotions” to “Folders” and have introduced new tools that allow users to find, edit and publish files quickly.  

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