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Enter the Volunteers

6As less public spending is being devoted to support libraries, more communities are creatively finding ways to keep them open. Enter the volunteers. Faced with the prospect of seeing their library close, more people are offering to pitch in at their local branch. This trend is most prevalent in the United Kingdom, where 500 of … Continued

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Insight July 2018

We are delighted to share with you the first edition of collectionHQ’s newly updated Insight newsletter. The newsletter features public library news from across the globe, analysis of the latest industry trends, an interview with Deanna Rabago Lechman at Contra Costa County Library, and much more.

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Updates to ESP

In recent months, our team has been working closely with a group of customers to find out how we can evolve ESP in line with the needs of its users. As a result, we are delighted to announce exciting new enhancements to the service, including:

  • A powerful new user interface that offers customers complete control of their Distribution workflow.
  • Evidence-based recommendations of quantities to purchase.
  • The ability to see how new titles are predicted to perform by comparing to previously purchased material.

ESP customers are invited to attend training webinars to learn about the new features. Please contact your Account Manager for more information.

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Top Charts from Lois – April 2018

Book lovers across the UK are celebrating World Book Night this evening. Set up by The Reading Agency charity, this event leans on the power of libraries and other community groups to help get books into the hands of those who do not read regularly. Short Stories are perfect for those of us with little time … Continued

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Insight February 2018

Insight is a quarterly enewsletter from collectionHQ. Our February edition features case studies from Joe Oxley at St Helens Library Service and Jamie Simmons at Glen Ellyn Public Library; the latest customer news from collectionHQ; top forthcoming titles predicted by ESP; and much more.

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