FY17 ADL Shared Collection Statistics (for PL reports)

  Here are the numbers you will need to complete your FY17 online public library report. The report question number is included to make this as easy as possible.   Shared Collection These numbers are the same for everyone. A. E-Books Withdrawn (question 7-2): 694 B. E-Books Added (question 7-2): 3,242 C. E-Books Held (question
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Using the Recommend to Library (RTL) feature

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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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Curate “Gentle Reads” titles

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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New Overdrive Interface

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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