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Blog | 14 October 2015

November is on its way, and with it comes the Open Enrollment Period for the Health Insurance Marketplace. It can be a challenging two months at the public service desk. Patrons instinctively come to the...

Blog | 2 September 2015

With the 2015.08 release of MobileCirc, we are happy to announce that the app is now in general release for both Horizon and Symphony customers. Now all these libraries can use MobileCirc to bring circulation services out from behind the...

Blog | 20 August 2015

As summer reading programs come to a close and librarians gear up for the upcoming school year and new projects, it’s nice to stop and smile at the fun, creative, and charitable ways that librarians and patrons have been staying busy.

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Blog | 14 August 2015

Academic librarians have a tricky role to play when they talk with decision makers. Like special librarians, they’re part of a much larger organization with goals beyond the library. And like public librarians, they have to navigate many levels...

Blog | 5 August 2015

One of our SirsiDynix employees, Justin Swain, recently traveled to Jacmel, Haiti, with the non-profit organization Fight to THRiVE. As a company, SirsiDynix contributed to support both Justin’s and Fight to THRiVE’s mission.

What Is Fight to...
Blog | 30 July 2015

While special librarians might struggle with communicating with corporate directors who lack involvement in the library, public librarians may have the opposite problem. Public library directors are in tune with day-to-day library services and...

Blog | 22 July 2015

Your strategic plan is a powerful step in communicating your library’s value to targeted decision makers. Equipped with this tool, you still need the right communication skills to approach your decision makers.

But proving your worth is...

Blog | 15 July 2015

SirsiDynix is proud to announce that our UK Professional Services Team is now ISO 9001:2008 certified through The British Assessment Bureau. This certification has been given for achieving the standard required for the delivery of software and...

Blog | 8 July 2015

This is the first post in a series about approaching library decision makers. Watch the blog in coming weeks for advice about talking with the people who contribute to library budgets.

Securing budget funds for your library is about more...

Blog | 1 July 2015

On May 13, 2015, the House of Representatives passed the USA Freedom Act by a vote of 338-88. Less than three weeks later, on June 2, the act was passed in...

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