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The information you need to make complex decisions, further your career, and market your library.

Relief: Help Libraries Affected by this Season's Hurricanes
Blog | 6 October 2017
Libraries across the South and Caribbean have suffered devastation as a result of the recent hurricanes. Losses vary from flooring and computers to entire story collections. These libraries serve as primary points for people to access the internet to communicate with insurance providers and loved...

Becoming a Pro at Professional Development

Webinar Recording | 4 August 2015

Are you stuck in a professional rut? How can you find opportunities to develop yourself and your career?

Organizations say it all the time: “People are our most valuable asset.” 

Persuading Decision Makers: Public Libraries

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...

Persuading Decision Makers: Special Libraries

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...

Session #5: Acquisition Reports: Making Every Penny Count

Webinar Recording | 17 July 2015

Watch this free, 15-minute webinar with Horizon guide Ken Bonney and discover how you can become a Certified Horizon Explorer!

"Acquisition Reports: Making Every Penny Count" shows how you can explore the standard reporting functionalities...

ISO 9001:2008 Certification Awarded to the UK Professional Services Team

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...

Building a Strategic Plan (Part 1 of the Library Decision Maker Series)

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...

Where Should I Host My ILS?

Webinar Recording | 8 July 2015

Choosing where to host your ILS is a complex decision. From system costs to security concerns, there are a number of hosting options to consider. Whether you choose to host your system locally or through SaaS, what...

Merge and Replace Rules in BLUEcloud Cataloging

Webinar Recording | 6 July 2015

How can you speed up your work? Do you want to automate your most common cataloging changes?

Then join us for a free 15-minute webinar with SirsiDynix trainer Ron Steckler!

 

With the USA Freedom Act in Place, What's the Biggest Threat to Patron Privacy in America?

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...

4 Tips for Hiring in Libraries

Blog| 25 June 2015

Though today’s job market is difficult for library school graduates, libraries have the opportunity to hire from hundreds of qualified applicants.

In many ways, this is an ideal situation. But how can you keep such a large pipeline...

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