Digital marketing drives usage. Promoting libraries’ e-content is a fast, cheap, measurable, and scalable way to promote the broader library offer. With a few of the right moves, libraries can increase public awareness, grow usage and attract new cardholders.
Koios is a Google Ad Grant agent who help non-profit registered public libraries secure up to £7,500.00 a month worth of Google Ads for free. Koios can help you build the right campaign, comply with Google’s rigorous requirements on landing pages and even convert your entire catalogue into a Google Ad. Koios can greatly increase your library’s visibility online and help grow usage by up to 3-5 times.
Niche Academy recognise that growing staff and customer confidence through training is critical to increasing usage.
Niche Academy offers custom training videos and tutorials for both library staff and users on your website under your brand. Embedded in-house training modules cover the most common e-content platforms. Plus subscribers get free access to hundreds of staff training videos created by leading libraries in the US and beyond. Niche Academy supports users and staff, increases usage of e-resources and promotes information literacy. The platform is fully customisable in any language and is currently available in English, Spanish, Danish, and Arabic – and Dutch can be added quite easily.
For Music Lovers
The leading video resource in classical music, opera and dance.
Medici offers over 3,500 musical works filmed from the 1940’s through to the present day and 2,000 films including concert, documentaries,operas, ballets and master classes in High Definition.
Over 100 live events are streamed every year from the most prestigious concert halls and classical music festivals, available in replay for 3 months.
Innovative Children’s Content
Engaging young people with your library site encourages reading and literacy, and creates the library supporters of the future. DCA offers compelling multimedia children’s e-content that kids will love and learn from.
Hopster is a safe and educational app for pre-schoolers aged 2-6. Hopster offers much more than just TV; handpicked quality, well-known children’s shows complement interactive fun learning games, music and books all based around a learning curriculum developed with leading academics.
By curating only fun and educational content, Hopster ensures kids will always discover something new and entertaining while learning through content they love.
A comprehensive digital collection of 2000+ authentic English leveled stories for children, customized to the user’s unique needs. Read-along stories and non-fiction conclude with a comprehension quiz, while children unlock puzzles and video rewards as they progress with their reading fluency. Highlights’ superior reading tool is available on the web or as an app to practice reading anywhere, anytime, offering an engaging reading experience that builds confidence and a lifelong love of reading in children.
Content includes both English and Arabic digital read-along for ages 2-10 years.
Booki‘s rich audio content and award-winning patented technology, lets readers add their own voices or follow the text with the ‘read to me’ option. This unlimited transparent access model has been designed specifically for libraries and interfaces are available in a choice of Arabic or English.