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NextReads 2.0 Now Available from EBSCO Publishing’s NoveList

Posted May 9, 2007
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EBSCO Publishing has announced the release of NextReads version 2.0. This enhanced version of the email newsletter service delivers a more intuitive user experience while also offering a more extensive array of customization options to library administrators, according to the announcement.

New features of NextReads 2.0 include the following:

* Easier navigation via an updated console interface
* Enhanced Advanced lists that provide more information (e.g., theme labels), offer the option to search a library's catalog by Author/Title or ISBN, and provide the ability to mark titles for deletion
* A wide variety of new, redesigned templates to choose from
* A new online editor feature that makes it easier to edit or create custom newsletters
* Simplified linking makes it easy for library staff to link from newsletters to other library resources, or to additional content such as Book Discussion Guides or Author Read-Alikes (both available to existing NoveList customers)—without editing HTML

NextReads is a subscription-based email readers' advisory and library marketing service that provides libraries with more than 20 subject and genre-specific newsletters targeting the areas of greatest customer demand and interest. Newsletters contain recently-released titles as well as older titles that readers might have missed, all linked to the library's catalog. Available newsletters include fiction (Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, etc.), non-fiction (Armchair Travel, Biography and Memoir, Spirituality & Religion, etc.), and three newsletters for young readers (Picture Books, Kids' Books, and Young Adult Books). For more detailed information about the service or to sign up for a free trial subscription, visit

Source: EBSCO Publishing,

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