28 April 2009

Did you know?

  • That the Listen Up! Vermont selection committee has increased the size of the collection almost 75% since the beginning of 2009? 170 of those new titles are in mp3 format, a format that was not available to purchase when we started. Wow!

  • That we have some trainings coming up?

Wednesday May 6th at 10am
Patron Assistance: Become an OverDrive Download Library Specialist
We'll help take your understanding of OverDrive download media to the next level so you can share your knowledge through support and training. We'll review frequently asked questions, support tips, and online help resources.

Wednesday May 6th at 3pm
Real-Time Reports: Size-up Success...and Stay on Track
We'll showcase reports which will best track circulation, new patrons, site traffic, and popular titles. Your team can then use these online reports to gauge how your Virtual Branch is doing, and track a path to future success.

Thursday May 7th at 10am
Digital Library 101: Browse, Check Out, and Download!
Learn how to browse, check out, and download OverDrive media. At the end of this course, staff should feel comfortable answering basic questions about your library's Virtual Branch.

  • That the GMLC has scheduled their Second Annual Meeting? It will be held Wednesday, May 13 from 1 to 2pm at the Sheraton. This is during the lunch period at the conference; lunch is provided with your registration, so look for more information on-site as to the exact location (or table!) of our meeting. For more information, and to print a copy of the agenda, go to http://gmlc.wordpress.com/2009/04/27/annual-meeting-agenda/.

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