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Email Notifications

Written on: February 26th, 2009 in News

Thanks for all of the enthusiasm and approving comments that have been heard in the libraries concerning our new email notices! Not only is this new service providing a new level of convenience to library patrons, it also enables libraries to save money and increase staff efficiencies- two things that are increasingly important during these […]


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LibraryThing For Libraries in the Delaware Library Catalog

Written on: February 26th, 2009 in News

We’re very happy to announce the addition of LibraryThing to our online catalog! LibraryThing is an online service that helps users list, describe, review, and catalog their own book collections. (click here to open LibraryThing in a new window) LibraryThing users have “cataloged” 30 million books, using 40 million+ descriptive, everyday terms to “tag” them. […]


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Website Update

Written on: February 26th, 2009 in News

We’re happy to announce that since the launch of the new catalog portal on July 1st, there have been 100,000 visits to this page from library patrons not only in Delaware, but from all over the United States and the World! We’re also happy to see that visitors are exploring the site and using more […]


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Spell Checking Now Available

Written on: February 26th, 2009 in News

Reviews of catalog search activity by Delaware Library Catalog patrons show that one of the main reasons patrons experience unsuccessful book searches or misleading results is from simply mis-spelling title words or author names when using the catalog. The Delaware Division of Libraries, in partnership with Delaware’s libraries, is happy to announce the introduction of […]


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