Borrow More Than Books! Website and Catalog Tip of the Week #27

tip number 27 borrow more than books

Everyone knows the most frequent things borrowed from libraries all over are books. That’s what you probably immediately think of every time you even think about a library: shelf upon shelf, row upon row, of books. And don’t we have plenty of those across all our libraries!?! (We’ve got a pretty extensive digital books collection, […]

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Get What You’re Looking For! Website and Catalog Tip of the Week #25

tip number 25 get what you're looking for

So you see the title of an interesting book or movie somewhere on the internet, and your automatic response is to go to the library website and see if it’s available, right? Only—surprise!—the library, for some reason, does not have it. Maybe it slipped past our radar, or the last copy we had got destroyed […]

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Website and Catalog Tip of the Week # 23: Go Mobile!

Tip #23 Go Mobile

For so many of us, the smartphone or other mobile device is the first choice for getting information, whether we’re at home or out on the town. There are so many things we can do with just one swipe, including find a restaurant, or a date, or rent a movie. You can also do nearly […]

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Ebook Early Return: Website and Catalog Tip of the Week #22

tip number 22 ebook early return

If you're an ebook user, you know that we can have long waiting lists on some titles. You've probably waited on some long lists yourself. Pay it forward! You can help everyone who's waiting behind you by turning your ebook in early. Returning early helps the line move along faster, which may just benefit you […]

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How do I use My Shelves? Website and Catalog Tip of the Week #21

tip number 21 me myshelves and i

We’ve talked about My Shelves before, when comparing Borrowing History to the Completed Shelf. But, there are also two other shelves that could be very useful to you in your reading.   My Shelves  There are three shelves that are always available for your use in the catalog: Completed, In Progress, and For Later. Items […]

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