Promoting Book Clubs with LibGuides CMS & LibCal
- Wednesday, March 21, 2018
- 5:00pm - 5:15pm U.S. ET
- Talia Richards
- Session type:
- Training Session
- ALA-Midwinter, Seattle: Booth 1004
- Products covered:
In this session:
Improve Participation and Communication of Book Clubs and One-Read Programs
Communicating Book Club events and facilitating offline discussion and research are made easy with LibCal and LibGuides CMS.
Both LibCal and LibGuides CMS provide a simple, easy-to-use, mobile-first, accessible, and affordable “out of the box” solution.
- LibGuides CMS:
- Creating a Book Club or One-Read LibGuide: Including adding Book information, discussion groups questions, and more.
- Using Discussion Boards to promote an online discussion forum.
- Using Blogs to showcase upcoming events at the library and author information to keep patrons informed and engaged.
- Creating Book Club or One-Read calendar events with registration.
- Using Integrated Social Media to amplify outreach.
- Connecting events to your LibGuide.
- Examples: View real-life examples of libraries using LibCal and LibGuides CMS to promote their Book Clubs / One-Read Programs.
Products covered: LibCal, LibGuides & LibGuides CMS
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