Libby Launch and Support Model

On Monday August 28th, the OverDrive app will include a link to the Libby app example below. Browse the patron focus group survey results.

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Opioid Crisis Town Hall: Library Needs and Responses Webinar

Libraries respond: WebJunction and PLA invites libraries and their community partners to join this virtual town hall discussion about current library needs and possible responses to the nation’s opioid crisis.

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Eclipse Madness : Zombies Might be Easier

Eleven days out we are cutting out extra pinhole viewers and instruction sheets for our eclipse crazed community. ‘”There are so many ways in which eclipse day is going to resemble a zombie apocalypse,” Angela Speck, a researcher at the University of Missouri…

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Netflix: Grant of Permission for Educational Screenings

We know that many of you are as excited about these films as we are; and because of their informational aspects, you’d like to show them in an educational setting — e.g., … with your book club, etc. Consequently, we will permit one-time educational screenings…

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OverDrive’s Libby App to Include Remote Library Card Signup as an Opt-In Feature

OverDrive will soon launch a feature for its new Libby ebook and audiobook app that will enable new patrons to sign up for a library card using their smartphone or tablet, confirming residency without requiring a visit to a library branch…

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North Korea: A Reading List

The regime will fall one day. Until then, insightful books provide our best opportunities for encouraging education and understanding. Here’s a selection of fiction and nonfiction titles, linked to their Booklist reviews, that allow us to look in.

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Libraries Transform

The ALA Libraries Transform! campaign is designed to increase public awareness of the value, impact and services provided by libraries and library professionals.

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VCat: Enhanced Online Library Catalog

V-Cat is the shared library catalog for most WVLS public libraries and contains holding information and access to a variety of books, audiovisual materials, and more.

Badgerlink: Wisconsin's Online Library


BadgerLink is Wisconsin’s Online Library, providing Wisconsin residents with licensed content not available through regular search engines. Explore the resources!

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