Posts Tagged 'periodicals'

9 Ways Your Library Can Keep Magazine Cost Under Control in 2013

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9 Ways Your Library Can Keep Magazine Cost Under Control in 2013

 

Magazine subscriptions continually go up – and from what I can see, magazine budgets continue to decrease.  So every library needs to make certain they are getting the most out of their magazine budget and providing the most relevant and cost effective content for their patrons.  Since Rivistas Subscription Services focuses on public libraries and school libraries, this post will revolve around print magazine subscriptions for libraries.

Here are some of my suggestions for managing costs for your magazine collection.

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FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions About Rivistas Subscription Services

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FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions About Rivistas Subscription Services

How Can I Get A Quote For The Magazines I Order?

We make getting a quote on your magazine subscriptions very easy! Whether you are a school library or a public library, we have the titles you are looking for and do our best to offer our magazine titles at very competitive prices.  In order to get a price quote, we simply need a listing of the titles you subscribe to.  Most libraries send us a current renewal form or an ...

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The 5 Top Fashion Magazine Picks for Middle & High School Girls

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The 5 Top Fashion Magazine Picks for Middle & High School Girls

When I was in middle school, I went to the public library with my mom every Thursday afternoon. I’d come home with stacks of books piled into my backpack. Favorite authors included Madeleine L’Engle, Jodi Picoult, and (of course) J.K. Rowling. I absolutely loved reading.

But, like a lot of preteen girls, I also wanted to feel more mature. I wanted more than just books to keep my interest (though I have remained a voracious reader to this day). My sisters ...

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Top 25 Library Blogs

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Top 25 Library Blogs

 

This post is from an article I wrote that was published in Library Work’s “INFOcus.”

Top 25 Library Blots

In June of 2012, Mashable Social Media published an infographic that had some staggering numbers about how much content is published to the web every single minute.  WordPress has 347 new blog posts published every single minute.  571 new websites are created every minute. Instagram users share 3,600 new photos every minute.  Tumblr blog owners publish 27,778 posts every ...

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An Introduction To Rivistas Subscription Services

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An Introduction To Rivistas Subscription Services

We’ve been knocking out webinars about Rivistas Subscription Services right and left!  One of the questions we always get asked is if we have the presentations recorded so they can be viewed on demand, so we decided to record our introduction webinar and make it available on demand.  So this is it!

As a magazine and periodical subscription agent for public libraries and school libraries, we want to provide the best magazine service on the market.  So sit back and enjoy ...

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What Does a Subscription Agency Do For Libraries?

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Through the years I’ve constantly had to explain what I do for a living to so many people who have nothing to do with libraries.  But it’s also been interesting to me that there have been so many public and school librarians who do not fully understand what a magazine subscription agency does for their library.  Maybe it’s a secret that serial librarians and technical services like to keep to themselves?  I will offer a quick explanation to what a ...

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Things Are Not The Way They Used To Be

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I don’t write checks anymore because I pay all of my bills online. When I read a newspaper, I read it online.  When I balance my checkbook, it’s now on an app on my desktop and doesn’t require a calculator.  I pay my tab at food trucks on my phone and order movie tickets on my phone. I text, I tweet, I use facebook.  I Tivo any TV show that ...

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