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Catch a Sneak Peek of LibCal’s Lending Hub Functionality!

From Library of Things collections to museum passes, LibCal’s Lending Hub makes it easy to manage your library’s unconventional collections. The Lending Hub combines the existing Equipment Booking module with the new Museum Passes & eTickets functionality so you can manage both physical and digital tickets, as well as physical items your library lends. Want to catch a sneak peek of the Lending Hub in action? Join us for a webinar on February 8, 2023 from 1:00pm to 1:45pm (Eastern Time – US & Canada)! Create your Library of Things with Equipment Booking LibCal’s Equipment Booking module allows you to…

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Five Reasons to Join the Springshare Lounge

Two years ago, we set out to build a new and improved Springshare Lounge. The Lounge Team wanted to create a community space that would empower Springshare users like you to collaborate, share innovative ideas, and help each other online. With over 3,000 users, 1,000 discussions, and 2,500 comments to date, we’d say the Lounge has been a success! Any Springshare user can join, but you need to register with…

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Recent Webinars You Might Have Missed!

If your summer has been like ours – it’s quite literally flown by. Here at Springy HQ, we blinked and it’s suddenly September! We know that if we’ve been busy, then our librarian and educator friends have been twice as busy. Whether you’re swamped with summer or back-to-school projects or taking some well deserved time-off, there’s a good chance you’ve missed some Springshare webinars with all the work, and life, kerfuffle….

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SpringySession: Tips for Delivering Excellent Chat Reference

Whether you’ve been doing chat reference for years or only a few days, this is a SpringySession you won’t want to miss! Springshare chat reference librarians Mimi Pappas and Ven Kontou will share their tips, advice, and takeaways learned over decades of experience. SpringySession: Tips for Delivering Excellent Chat Reference Friday, September 30, 2022 11:00am – 12:00pm ET REGISTER NOW Recordings Available Can’t attend live? Register to receive access to…

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Gearing Up for the Fall Semester with SpringyU

Summer is winding down here in the Northern Hemisphere, and we know that means a lot of you are busy prepping for the upcoming semester! As such, we thought we’d throw together a list of SpringyU Blocks that will help guide you through some of the most common topics we’re asked about this time of year. SpringyU is our self-paced online learning space where Springshare users like you can learn…

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Top Five LibGuides Tips & Tricks

It’s been 10 years since we launched our LibGuides Tips & Tricks in the SpringyNews Newsletter. And over the years, we’ve shared a lot of tips. To that end, we’re rounding up our top five favorite LibGuides Tips & Tricks in this blog post. For those who’ve already read them and want a refresher or those of you who might have missed the early ones  – this post is for…

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Where’s Springshare? Recent & Upcoming Conferences Schedule

As soon as July hit, Springys have been on the road! We’ve attended a few conferences thus far, and have a whole lot more coming up! Read on to learn about where we’ve been and more importantly, if we’re coming to a conference near you. Recent Conferences It was so nice to see folks in-person at the ALA Annual Conference in Washington DC in July, and Springy Talia continued those…

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SpringyCamp 2022: Recordings Now Live!

This year’s SpringyCamp was a hit! From our lineup of amazing presenters to attendees’ questions and discussions in the Lounge, we had a blast hearing from so many of you. Conferences are all about sharing ideas, finding inspiration, and connecting with professionals in the field. SpringyCamp achieved all of those things with flying colors! Over the past two weeks, we’ve hosted 11 presentations on topics ranging from programming to web…

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Ways to Stay Informed About Springshare

If you’re the kind of person who loves to be in the know, this post is for you! We’re rounding up the best ways to keep up-to-date with all things Springy so you’ll never miss a new feature, training session, or interesting idea for using Springy tools in new and innovative ways. Our multiple channels and options make it easy for you to tailor your Springy communication preferences to your…

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Code Release: LibCal, LibAnswers, LibGuides, LibInsight, LibStaffer, & LibWizard Features Coming Your Way!

These releases are on their way to you next week, and most will be live in all regions by the end of the day on Friday, July 29, 2022. LibGuides and LibApps will be live in all regions by Friday, August 5, 2022 LibCal Users can now set up OAuth for Exchange to send emails! Head to Admin > System Settings > Email Settings > Email Sending Method to implement this new…

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Five Reasons Why You Should Attend SpringyCamp

If you can believe it, this week we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of SpringyCamp. Our first ever virtual user conference was a 1/2 day event limited to just 100 attendees held in the summer of 2012. And in the last 10 years, we’ve come a long way, reaching thousands of attendees from around the world. And, one milestone we’re super proud of – one of the first ever SpringyCamp presenters back in 2012,…

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