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Come See Your Springy Pals at ALA MW!

Had enough eggnog for a while? Well, don’t let the parties stop after the new year! Your Springy Pals will be at ALA Midwinter this year, at booth 922. Check out our mobile conference site, made with the new mSite builder, on your smart phones! This way, you’ll always have…

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Park View LibGuides: Learning on Their Time & Their Device

Stephanie Mills is a School Librarian at Park View Middle School in Cranston, Rhode Island. And to say that she is awesomazing, well, would be an understatement. Through the Rhode Island Library Information Network for Kids, Stephanie and 70 other School Libraries in Rhode Island, have access to LibGuides through…

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Using LibCal to Create Dynamic Digital Signage

The University of Hull’s Brynmor Jones Library runs a program of drop-in sessions to cater to new and returning students. The sessions are over a 6-week period with up to eight individual sessions each day. In 2014, upcoming sessions were displayed on digital signage manually. The manual nature of updating the…

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LibAnswers 2.6.4 Update Now Live

The LibAnswers 2.6.4 update rolled out this morning! This mini-update includes several awesome LibChat improvements and a new widget option to boot. It also includes a number of back-end server updates, which make LibChat even more stable and more powerful than ever before! New Widget Option – Skip Entry Screen LibChat provides you…

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LibCal + iPads = Happy Students @ Duke University Libraries

When we heard that Duke University Library was doing something cool with their surplus iPads, we had to find out more. In a nutshell, they upcycled several gen1 iPads to create touchscreen room booking interfaces, using LibCal, outside their reservable Project rooms. Bottom-line, students love the convenience of booking a Project…

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Watch ALA 2015 Springy Presentations By Guest Flash Presenters!

Whether you attended ALA in San Francisco, or not, you can still watch (and rewatch!) guest presenter’s Jessie Riggins (TBLC), Cathay Keough (Delaware Libraries), Aaron Dobbs (Shippensburg University), and Louise Hilton with Andrew Tadman (EBPRL) presenting on their use of Springy Tools! Using LibAnswers for Statewide Ask-A-Librarian Services Jessie Riggins – Tampa Bay Library Consortium…

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Delaware Libraries Using LibAnswers for Statewide Reference

With more than 30 public, academic, and special libraries participating statewide, Ask a Librarian Delaware has been servicing Delawareans since 2003. In 2014 alone, they answered 3,000 chat questions and an additional 3,000 email questions roughly equating to 500 questions answered per month. On March 1st, 2015 – the Ask…

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Springshare Support Model: We’re Presenting @ Computers in Libraries!

Putting UX Into Customer Service: The Springshare Model When: Tuesday, April 28th from 1:30pm – 2:15pm Where: B203 Abstract: Talia Richards, a Springy Librarian, will be presenting on how you can use Springshare’s model for customer service in your library. Drawing inspiration from real-world examples, Richards shares practical tips, strategies,…

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Watch ACRL 2015 Guest Presenters, Emilie & Monica, Present on Springy Tools!

Whether you attended ACRL in Portland, or not, you can still watch (and rewatch!) guest presenter’s Emilie Vrbancic and Monica Ruane Rogers speak about their use of Springy Tools. Teaching from LibGuides: Quick Tips for Interactive Learning Emilie Vrbancic – University of Colorado at Colorado Springs About (11min 13sec): Do…

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New Base Languages – Brought to you by Springshare

Now that we have Language Options in LibGuides v2 and LibAnswers v2, we felt it was time to kick it up a notch and give you what you’ve been clamoring for all these years. After agonizing research that took the better part of 7 years and painstaking creation, not to…

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