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 A. E-Books Withdrawn (question 7-2): 694 B. E-Books Added (question 7-2): 3,242 C. E-Books Held (question
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The titles on this Excel file have been weeded from the collection. This file was created on July 2, 2017 and includes all weeded titles (except music) since inception. All music titles were removed by Overdrive and should be removed from your ILS holdings. 170702weeded
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)