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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...

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.

Advantages and disadvantages of open access in libraries

Blog| 1 April 2015

One of the most hotly contested issues in the library world right now is open access, and the debate over whether or not it is a good thing for research continues to rage on.

In general, a lot of librarians tend to be supportive of the...

Session #1: What New Staff Need to Know About Horizon

Webinar Recording | 26 March 2015

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

"What New Staff Need to Know About Horizon" brings you a number of helpful suggestions, whether you're a new...

SirsiDynix Joins Hands in Supporting GIANT Steps Autism Preschool

Blog| 26 March 2015

At SirsiDynix, our goal is to empower libraries and the communities they serve. Most of the time we meet this goal by creating powerful library software and providing unparalleled services to our customers. Other times, we’re given...

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