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Code Release: New LibCal, LibAnswers, LibInsight, LibGuides, & LibConnect Updates Coming Your Way!

LibCal, LibAnswers, LibConnect, & LibInsight releases are on their way to you next week, and will be live in all regions by the end of day on Friday, May 27, 2022. LibGuides/LibApps release will be live in all regions by the end of day on Friday, June 3, 2022. LibCal The credit card payment screen now supports Name & Zip Code for payments. Admin-side users can trigger and submit credit card payments for pending bookings from the admin pages. A note about Microsoft Exchange Online & the Basic Auth Method: Recently, Microsoft notified customers still using Basic Auth protocols for…

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All of Springshare’s (up)Comings & Goings

Spring has officially hit the northern hemisphere, even if the weather isn’t fully cooperating, and Springshare is taking the warm-ish air in stride with a ton of upcoming events! Don’t miss out on these virtual and in-person (gasp! can you believe it?!) events in the coming weeks. Aspen & LibCal Integration – Thursday, May 12, 2:00PM E.T. Two weeks ago, we happily announced our ByWater Solutions partnership that showcases an…

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15 Years of Springshare!

April 30th marked the 15th anniversary of the first LibGuides install! That’s right, if LibGuides were a person, it would be eligible for a learner’s permit in many states. While we won’t be pursuing that particular right of passage, we thought it would be fun to take a stroll through the Springy archives and look at how much Springshare has grown since that fateful day back in 2007. A Look…

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LibCal Integration with ByWater’s Aspen Discovery

When your patrons find a search box, they tend to enter really anything into it – even if it’s not the right search tool for their needs. They’re searching for articles in your room reservation system or trying to find museum passes in your discovery layer. When they zero in on that search box, they’re off and their fingers are running. Does this sound familiar? If so, you’ll be excited…

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Code Release: LibCal, LibAnswers, and LibInsight Features Coming Your Way!

This week’s release is on its way to you for LibCal, LibAnswers, and LibInsight! These release updates will be live in all regions by the end of the day on Friday, April 22, 2021. To read all of the details regarding these releases, don’t forget to join us in the Springshare Lounge and follow the release notes category! LibCal Daily Space Bookings are coming, making it even easier to manage…

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Code Release: New LibWizard & LibStaffer Updates Coming This Week!

Spring is in the air, and we’re ready to greet the new season with a fresh crop of product releases! We’re spreading our product releases out a bit more this time around: LibWizard and LibStaffer’s releases will go out to all regions by the end of the day on Friday April 15, 2022, while LibAnswers, LibCal and LibInsight’s releases will go out to all regions by the end of the…

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Introducing: Readle!

Springshare is pleased to announce the launch of our very first readers’ advisory tool, Readle! Readle gamifies the RA process and invites you to play favorites… and recommend them to your patrons. Plus, you can tackle that all-too-familiar challenge “brain on” with our new game. You know what we’re talking about. We don’t know the title or the author but the cover is blue!  Let the Guessing Game Begin! “I…

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Recent Webinars You Might’ve Missed!

Spring has finally arrived, and we’ve been busy here at Springy HQ! Whether you’re in the midst of midterms for the Spring semester or diligently planning summer projects, we suspect your plates have been just as full. We’ve gathered some recent webinars that might have slipped through the cracks to make your life easier. Exceeding Patron Expectations in this New ‘Normal’ Post COVID-19, what do your patrons expect? We’re not…

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We’re Heading to PLA in Portland, Oregon!

The last conference we attended in-person, before the pandemic hit, was PLA in Nashville in March 2020. It seems fitting that our first face-to-face in-person conference a full two years later is PLA in Portland, Oregon on March 23-25. We’re excited to be back and we’re bringing our Springy finest just for you! For your safety, and for ours, we ask that you wear a mask when visiting our booth….

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March is Full… of Online Presentations! Join Us!

We blinked, and somehow we are already three months into the new year. It’s not feeling so ‘New Year’ anymore! If you’re like us, zoom zoom zooming (both in the literal and webinar sense of things) through the day, and need a few moments to slow down – join us for a webinar in the coming weeks. We’ve got a lot of good stuff coming up! Library Journal Webcast –…

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New from Springshare! SpringySessions

A lot of us Springys are librarians and collectively we have many decades of experience in marketing, outreach, programming, customer service, and more! Normally, our training sessions and webinars tend to focus on how to use Springy tools. From basic out-of-the-box sessions to innovative outside-the-box training webinars. But, all that’s changing with our newly launched SpringySessions! These webinars are a bit different, we’re going to share our experiences and expertise, in…

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