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End the eBook Mystery

End the eBook Mystery

eBooks are not new. They’ve been around since the 70s (that’s right, the 1970s, not a typo!). However, for libraries and knowledge centers, eBooks have grown tremendously in popularity since the early 2000s and they have their place on library ‘shelves’ for a few reasons.

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Waikato Regional Council Case Study

Waikato Regional Council Case Study

Our wonderful Liberty customers from Waikato Regional Council (WRC) started a revolution with their move to Liberty v.5! As long-standing users of Liberty (since 2005), 2020 was the year for a big change. An overview of their case study is the focus of this blog, and the full case study will be published soon.

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Top 5 Podcasts Every Librarian Should Listen To

Top 5 Podcasts Every Librarian Should Listen To

As an information services professional, you’re always learning. From conferences to professional development days, workshops and coursework, there’s so many places you can advance your knowledge! Podcasts offer another terrific way to grow your professional self and spend some time during your commute or breaks to explore relevant topics in an informal but interesting way!

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Top 6 Picks in the Latest Liberty Release

Top 6 Picks in the Latest Liberty Release

We’re getting 2022 off to a great start with the latest Liberty release. As usual, there’s something for everyone! It did provoke some discussion amongst the Softlink IC staff about what features to highlight and after much discussion, we came up with 6 of the new features we know will make using Liberty an even better experience than ever for our users.

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4 Tips for Setting Up Your Library Blog

4 Tips for Setting Up Your Library Blog

Have you been trying to find ways to promote your library other than through newsletters, mailouts, and reminder notices? Have you thought about blogs? Blogging is a way to promote your library and its services or distribute news that may be of interest to library users. Time dedicated to blogging can vary depending on how in-depth or short and newsy you want your blogs (articles) to be.

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