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IUPUI University Library—A Power of Libraries Story
Blog | 14 May 2018
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library is the heart of their college campus. Students come in each day looking for academic support and resources. While students were being provided for, IUPUI library staff felt as if they could do more. 8 years ago, the...

Session #3: Horizon Launcher: Move Your Workflow to Higher Ground

Webinar Recording | 20 May 2015

Watch this free, 25-minute webinar with Horizon guide Ken Bonney and discover how you can become a Certified Horizon Explorer!

"Horizon Launcher: Move Your Workflow to Higher Ground" brings a number of features to your staff's attention so...

How to Accept Sponsorships without Endorsing a Product

Blog| 20 May 2015

The information in this blog post has been adapted from Ed Rossman's webinar How to Create New Revenue Streams for Your Library.

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Linked data makes libraries more distinctive

Blog| 13 May 2015

There is a groundswell in the library sector as of late, and technology is at the center of these expected changes. Libraries have a responsibility to remain relevant to their patrons, and since the movement toward linked data is already...

How to Create New Revenue Streams for Your Library

Webinar Recording | 7 May 2015

If your library’s budget is cut, you may face shortened hours, fewer children’s programs, outdated equipment, or long holds lists. But there may be another option. Join adult services librarian Ed Rossman to learn alternative ways to generate...

Obama outlines two initiatives for America's libraries

Blog| 5 May 2015

With another election year around the corner, President Barack Obama has devoted more of his time towards fulfilling important educational initiatives. Not surprisingly, libraries have been at the center of these goals.

Obama outlines...

Overcoming Your Library's Marketing Hurdles

Blog| 29 April 2015

Many librarians may think library marketing is an oxymoron. After all, marketing is about selling a product, right? A library’s resources are free to the community it serves—how can marketing make a difference in an institution that...

Session #2: How to Use Horizon ILLs

Webinar Recording | 27 April 2015

Watch this free, 20-minute webinar with Horizon guide Ken Bonney and discover how you can become a Certified Horizon Explorer!

Marketing Your Library

Webinar Recording | 24 April 2015

Your library has plenty to offer your community. But how many of your users know that? To communicate this value, you need to market your library.

In this webinar, you’ll learn from two librarians who increased their library’s presence...

The Debate Over 24-Hour Libraries

Blog| 23 April 2015

In the age of the Internet and constant connectivity, it may seem like people can work from anywhere. However, there is something to be said about having a place to go where patrons can get work done outside of the typical 9-to-5 schedule.

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Why We Decided BLUEcloud Acquisitions Should Be 100% Cloud-Based

Blog| 21 April 2015

Every industry blog and conference speaker has said it: the library industry is changing.

Content is becoming increasingly digital, and people are consuming it through various types of devices, including mobile. As a result, more vendors...

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