What is NoveList Complete?


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What is NoveList Complete?

  1. 1. NoveList Complete Enhancing Readers’ Experiences
  2. 2. The Complete Package • NoveList Complete Provides: Catalog Enrichment Reading Recommendations Increased Circulation of Titles, Old and New Proactive Channels for Patron/Community Outreach Resources to Support Curriculum through High School
  3. 3. The Complete Solution Is: A Package Containing NoveList Select
  4. 4. Something to think about…
  5. 5. How many of the holds placed at your library are placed remotely from your online catalog? 40%? 50%? 60%?
  6. 6. At Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Public Library in North Carolina 70% of holds are placed remotely. Libraries across the country are seeing remote holds at this level or more!
  7. 7. What feature do you think your patrons most want added to the library website or online catalog?
  8. 8. At Evansville-Vanderburg Public Library in Indiana, 77% of users wanted recommendations added to the catalog.
  9. 9. How It Works
  10. 10. How often do you think this happens? A reader hears about a book and goes to the library’s online catalog to see if it’s available.
  11. 11. The library owns the book… But all the copies are checked out.
  12. 12. The catalog doesn’t give the reader alternatives to the book they want.
  13. 13. With NoveList Complete, the catalog is an engaging way for readers to discover other titles they may enjoy while they wait for the newest best-seller.
  14. 14. NoveList Complete gives you recommendations for over 5 million titles AND, tells why a reader might find the similar titles appealing.
  15. 15. Salt Lake County Public Library reports that 514 times a day someone clicks on one of the NoveList Complete reading recommendations. That translates to a potential 187,000 circulations from books the library already owns.
  16. 16. NoveList Complete also connects users to quality NoveList content and newsletters
  17. 17. Why wait for readers to come to you? Use e- newsletters to proactively reach your patrons!
  18. 18. Here’s an Example
  19. 19. Promote the library’s collection with enticing annotations written by the librarians at NoveList and a link to your library catalog
  20. 20. Promote the Library’s Events and Programs
  21. 21. Link to quality content from directly on your website using book jackets.
  22. 22. Distributing quality content via your website, your catalog, or through e- newsletters is the perfect way to: • Promote your library’s collection and increase circulation • Increase attendance at library programs and events • Push your staff’s knowledge and expertise directly to your patrons through a Staff Picks newsletter or responses to individual patron RA requests
  23. 23. All this is rooted in the Best and Most Trusted RA Resources Available
  24. 24. NoveList Plus ranked Number 1 in: • Quality of content • Ease of use • Usefulness to librarians • Usefulness to library patrons
  25. 25. 1 NoveList K-8 Plus received an A+ from SLJ and was noted as a Top 10 Digital Resource2 1. “Diving Headlong into the World of Books” School Library Journal, December 1, 2008. http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6618441.html 2. “School Library Journal’s 10 Best Digital Resources for 2009” School Library Journal, June 1, 2009. http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6660872.html
  26. 26. More than a reading guidance program for school librarians and teachers Extends instruction while supporting and encouraging both avid readers and those learning to read. Covers both new titles and well-loved favorites. Useful for students at all levels and abilities. Source: School Library Journal, June 1, 2009 http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6660872.html
  27. 27. World-Class Training and Support http://support.ebsco.com/novelist
  28. 28. Our Training and Support Includes •Free newsletters for professional development: RA News and School News •Newsletters that offer user tips and promotion ideas: NoveList Notes and NextReads Notes •Readers’ Advisory Support Materials •Customizable Promotional Materials •Free Online Training
  29. 29. Online Training Increases Comfort with Readers’ Advisory: Free Online Training by the RA Experts at NoveList Follow-up surveys of training sessions by conducted by NoveList staff found that participants: • Found it easier to respond to RA questions • Used NoveList more • Introduced NoveList to library patrons more often • Sign up at http://support.ebsco.com/
  30. 30. More than a database, we’re a team committed to meeting the needs of libraries and offering support for the hard to answer questions and situations that librarians encounter on a daily basis. Learn more at www.ebscohost.com/novelist