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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...

Executive Chat: Community Funded Services

Webinar Recording | 20 April 2015

The Deeper Reason That a Google Search Can't Compete with a Library

Blog| 17 April 2015

Google is in the news yet again. After several years of trying to reach a settlement, Google is facing formal charges from the European Union. The allegations? That Google is misusing its power by...

Beyond the Hunger Games: 4 Ways to Expand Your YA Collection

Blog| 16 April 2015

Welcome to Thursday of National Library Week, which is also Celebrate Teen Literature Day. As the ALA states on the National Library Week page, “young adult...

Celebrating National Bookmobile Day

Blog| 15 April 2015

As part of National Library Week, National Bookmobile Day recognizes bookmobiles across the United States, as well as the library staff who make them so successful....

Marketing Your Library: Where to Begin?

Blog| 14 April 2015

A good marketing strategy is a vital component of any organization—even your library.

In fact, you may be marketing your library without even knowing it. Have you ever showcased new programs on flyers or posters? Does...

For National Library Week, Celebrate All Your Roles

Blog| 13 April 2015

In the United States, National Library Week spans from April 12 to April 18. This week is a time to promote library use and to honor the library staff who connect their patrons with information.

This week, let people know that library...

Ready for the Next Step? 5 Resources for Evaluating LSP Vendors

Blog| 9 April 2015

Buying a new LSP for your library is hard work. Vendors vie for your attention, every staff member wants different things, and you want to spend city or university funds in the right place. How can you make sure the next step you take is the...

Obama library bid revealing significant rifts in fundraising

Blog| 7 April 2015

It's not an election year, but it seems that for several states, fundraising is in the headlines—both for candidates and libraries. Every president seeks to leave a lasting impression that reveals their legacy long after their tenure in office is...

COSUGI 2015: The Highlights

Blog| 2 April 2015

From March 30 to April 1, hundreds of SirsiDynix customers came together in Portland to share advice, make friends, and get the latest news on BLUEcloud products. Here are some of the highlights of the trip.

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Tips for Selecting Your Library's Technology Future

Webinar Recording | 1 April 2015

Join library technology expert Marshall Breeding to understand the different library technologies and how to select the products that will best support your library’s mission.

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