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St. Charles Public Library: Success Using the Outreach Module
Case Study | 27 November 2018
With such a growing community, the library was in need of a way to reach out to their patrons, get the work done, andstill find time to personally interact with those who come into the library. Previous staff were using manual processes and felt they did not have the time or the resources to devote...

How Secure Is Your System?

Webinar Recording | 9 June 2015

You know security is important. That's why you've take important steps to secure your own library system. But with today's security landscape constantly evolving, what risks do you need to be aware of and how can you avoid them?

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Session #4: Booklists and Bibliographies

Webinar Recording | 5 June 2015

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

"Booklists and Bibliographies Made Easy in Horizon" shows you the techniques you need to create booklists and...

How to Run Your Library Like a Startup

Webinar Recording | 3 June 2015

Is your library struggling to keep up with the changes around it? Find out how changing your mindset can help you adapt.

 

New Yorkers protest over deep budget cuts to NYPL

Blog| 26 May 2015

On May 15, concerned citizens of New York rallied at City Hall. New York is no stranger to protests, but this one was unique as it centered around the New York Public Library system. While public library funding has been dwindling steadily over...

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...

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