New Features

Librarian Recommends: Cover Upload

Use Cover Upload to upload images to the Syndetics Unbound image repository. Utilizing an easy drag and drop upload tool, Syndetics Unbound helps to streamline the process for updating images in your catalog, enhancing discoverability. This new service is available for all Syndetics Unbound subscribers. You can use Cover Upload to either add an image where one is missing or to replace an incorrect or low-quality image. Uploaded images will be reviewed by Syndetics Unbound librarians before being included in the image repository.

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New In Syndetics Unbound: Audio Clips

Syndetics Unbound has released Audio Clips, part of the Look Inside element, which allows users to listen to a snippet of the audiobook. This enhancement includes an audio player that contains a sample sound bite from the audiobook, so that patrons can hear an excerpt. Audio Clips give patrons the chance to discover the narration of a title they may be interested in, and is another useful way to curate their reading list.

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Introducing Librarian Recommends: Lists

Today we’re pleased to announce Librarian Recommends: Lists—a new enrichment in Syndetics Unbound, free to subscribers, that allows librarians to curate lists within the catalog, showcasing topics, genres, staff picks, and more. Lists can also be showcased outside the catalog, on library or catalog homepages. Check it out in this quick video. By default, lists are shared between libraries, so your patrons can benefit from the expertise and creativity of librarians in thousands of libraries around the world.

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