This is a link to the patron help page for using the Recommend to Library (RTL) feature. Staff are also encouraged to use it to suggest titles. Since a user account can only recommend 5 titles per month, directors at member libraries can request extra accounts just for making recommendations for their staff. Just send
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The Alaska Digital Library website has the ability to “curate” titles into patron-friendly groups. One popular grouping is for titles which are considered to be “gentle reads”. “With charm and humor, these novels explore the everyday joys, frustrations, and sorrows of lives quietly led. They typically revolve around the activities of a small community of
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In January 2017 there will be a mail-out of PR materials which will include the following ADL flyers for ADL libraries: AlaskaDigitalLibrary_Flyer 8-5-x-5-5-ereadingroom-half-sheet-flyers_teens 8-5-x-5-5-ereadingroom-half-sheet-flyers_kids
From email sent to ADL-Info on December 20, 2016: The Alaska Digital Library is about to get a lot of use with the holidays coming up. I just want to remind everyone of some guidelines for troubleshooting. Problems that can be addressed with these guidelines may include (but not limited to) the following: Authentication issues
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Here is a story from KTVA 11 in Anchorage about a special outreach by the Alaska Municipal Library.
Demonstration: The New Overdrive Interface video (28 Minutes) New Overdrive Interface (pdf) Live Webinar, Thursday, October 20 (3:00 p.m. Eastern, 11:00 a.m. Alaska) REGISTER Live Webinar, Tuesday, October 25 (3:00 p.m. Eastern, 11:00 a.m. Alaska) REGISTER From Overdrive: I’m excited to share that your library will be upgraded to the new OverDrive on November 16, 2016.
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Alaska Digital Library members can find statistics for their library by following these instructions.
Overdrive Resource Center (many different resources and videos)
Marketing and Outreach materials directly from Overdrive
Titles/copies in the shared collection as of June 30, 2016 TOTAL: 22,136 titles/27,567 copies Audiobooks: 8,440 titles/10,114 copies Ebooks: 13,694 titles/17,451 copies Adult Fiction and Nonfiction: 16,553 titles/20,507 copies Young Adult Fiction and Nonfiction: 2,836 titles/3,907 copies Juvenile Fiction and Nonfiction: 2,735 titles/3,141 copies Titles/copies in the shared collection purchased in FY16 TOTAL: 3,804 titles/4,737
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