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Coming Soon: The Springy Share – Our New Blog Design!

For some time now, we’ve thought that the Springshare blog was in need of a facelift in its design and features. Springy tools have grown in leaps and bounds, and it’s about time our blog did, too! And today, we’re super, super excited to announce that a brand new look and feel for the Springshare blog is on its way. We’re calling it The Springy Share: Keeping up with all things Springshare. It’ll include: A clean, content-forward design for easy reading and browsing on all screen sizes A better way to find Springshare blog posts and filter search results A…

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Coming Soon: The Springy Share – Our New Blog Design!

For some time now, we’ve thought that the Springshare blog was in need of a facelift in its design and features. Springy tools have grown in leaps and bounds, and it’s about time our blog did, too! And today, we’re super, super excited to announce that a brand new look and feel for the Springshare blog is on its way. We’re calling it The Springy Share: Keeping up with all…

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New New SpringyU Project just for You!

If you hadn’t heard, SpringyU is our self-paced learning portal where you can learn all about Springshare tools in three different ways: Blocks – short units on a particular topic. Each SpringyU Block walks you through with a video and list of tasks to set up, configure, or use different app functionality, all in under 5 minutes.  Courses – contain a group of Blocks specifically assembled to help you accomplish clear-cut goals. SpringyU…

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Study Rooms Without Walls – A Learning Lab With Barry Law Library

It’s hard to believe 2021 is already halfway over and our July Learning Lab is right around the corner! This month, we’re excited to host Diana Botluk, Megan Humphries, and Rachel Parks from the Barry Law Library. As a result of social distancing guidelines, the library closed its physical study rooms for much of the 2020 school year. So Diana, Megan, and Rachel set out to create a place where…

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Think Outside the ‘Seat’

For many of you, LibCal Seats was the solution for helping you reopen your buildings safely. With built-in occupancy measurements and check-in/out functionality, it allowed you to reopen your buildings with capacity restrictions and functionality for track & trace. Now that life is slowly starting to return to normal after 500+ days of uncertainty, fear, and stress – many of you might be thinking of other ways you can use…

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LibCal Mapping Has Arrived!

You may remember us talking about LibCal’s new interactive mapping module back in April, and now we’re happy to announce the general availability of this exciting new LibCal add-on. And while we’d like to think we love all of our new features equally, sometimes there’s one that makes us sit back and say, “Woah, this is pretty awesome.” That’s how we feel about the new mapping module. It adds a…

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EDUCAUSE Webinar: Safely Return Students To Your Buildings

It might not come as a shock to you that your amazing efforts are being noticed by other departments on campus. We often hear from you with emails like, “Student Advising saw our LibCal Appointment Scheduler, and they want to use it for scheduling student one-on-ones.” Or, “Career Services saw our LibAnswers FAQ and LibChat, and they want a LibAnswers system for career advising”. Librarians are innovators. Always on the…

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Code Release: New LibCal, LibApps, LibStaffer, LibInsight and LibWizard features coming your way!

These releases are on their way to you next week, and will be live in all regions by the end of the day on Friday, May 21, 2021. Read about LibCal | LibApps | LibStaffer | LibInsight | LibWizard. LibCal Appointment Booking Forms Our new and improved Appointment Booking Forms are here! Our new booking forms streamline the process of setting up appointment forms across your site, and bring better…

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LibCal Seats: Reopening Entire Campuses, Safely

For many of you, you’ve been using LibCal Seats in your libraries for months now. It helped you reopen your buildings, with occupancy restrictions to control how many people were inside at any given time, and it helped you with track & trace protocols with detailed check-in/out functionality. But what you might not know, is that LibCal Seats is being used beyond the library. Many campus IT departments saw what…

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Unlock Your LibGuides’ Potential

A few months back, we announced an exciting partnership and integration with Lean Library. With the Lean Library browser plug-in, you can embed your LibGuides right at the point of need. Here’s how it works: Your patrons download the Lean Library Plugin for their Chrome, Firefox, and other compatible web browsers; Inside your Lean Library Admin Dashboard – you control which LibGuides display on specific websites; So, if your patron…

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Thanks for a Great ACRL Conference!

We had such a blast at this year’s ACRL virtual conference. And while we missed seeing all your faces, IRL, it was nice to chat with all… albeit virtually. Some of you swung by to ask questions, others watched our videos and downloaded our brochures. And to those of you that dropped in to leave a thank you note in our live chat, well you made our day. Winners of…

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