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NoveList Training. The Homepage. The Basic Search bar appears on each page in NoveList . We put recommendations for popular titles right on the homepage. For these Best-Selling Books, NoveList also recommends:.

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the homepage
The Homepage

The Basic Search bar appears on each page in NoveList.

We put recommendations for popular titles right on the homepage.

for these best selling books novelist also recommends
For these Best-Selling Books, NoveList also recommends:

This rotating selection of best-selling books helps you take care of readers waiting to check out a popular title while helping you put some of your older titles back in circulation.

Hovering over any book jacket image on the homepage will display information about that title.

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For these Best-Selling Books, NoveList also recommends:

For more information on the recommended title, click the title to access the title record.

Use the arrows on the left and right to see more best-selling titles.

To help decide whether the title is a good match for your patron, click on the title for an explanation of why we recommend that tile. Click the orange X in the corner to close the box.

recommended reads lists
Recommended Reads Lists

We’ve put Recommended Reads lists right on the homepage for easy access. You now have access to over 800 ready-made genre and subject books lists covering all reading levels from this menu.

NoveList Plus users can choose to browse for Fiction or Nonfiction lists by selecting the appropriate tab.

You can browse for lists for Adult, Teen, Ages 9-12, or Ages 0-8 by selecting an option from the drop-down menu.

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Recommended Reads Lists

Clicking on any of the genres will open a hover with book lists within that category

Select any of these links for a list of recommended titles.

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Recommended Reads Lists

Each Recommended Reads list contains a citation along with the book list. You can also browse other Recommended Reads lists within the same genre, or browse Related NoveList content, from the menus on the right.

Click the Print icon at the top of the page to print the citation along with the book list.

By default, Recommended Reads lists display in Grid view, but you can select the format and the type of information to display and print by selecting an option from the View drop-down.

Use the Print This View icon to print only the titles in the list.

print options
Print Options

Use the menu above the result list to choose the information you’d like to include in your printout and the format in which you’d like to see it.

Sort titles by Relevance, Author, Title, Date Descending or Ascending, or Popularity.

Use the Print This View link to print only the list of books (without the citation) as displayed on screen.

Choose to display only 5 or up to 50 titles per page.

print views grid and detailed
Print Views: Grid and Detailed

Because you print different lists for different reasons, we’ve given you four print options to meet your various needs.

The Grid view is the default view for Recommended Reads lists.

The Detailed view provides the most information of the four options, with Title, Author, and a brief description, along with Series and Popularity information, and Fiction/Nonfiction label.

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Print Views: Title Only and Brief

Similar to the Title Only view, the Brief view is useful for printing, but provides some additional information, including Series, Popularity, Reading Level, and Fiction/Nonfiction.

The Title Only view gives the least amount of information, including only Title, Author, and Publication Date, and is useful for printing a list of recommendations for your patrons.

novelist resources
NoveList Resources

NoveList lists and articles are easily accessible right from the homepage.

Clicking the How to Use NoveList button will take you to the NoveList Support Center, where you can find FAQs, Training, and Promotional materials.

Browse by Author, Series, or Subject/Appeals from any page in NoveList, or use the More drop-down to select from Dewey Numbers, Titles, or NoveList lists and articles

We’ve made our most popular librarian-created NoveList content available from the homepage for browsing.

award winners
Award Winners

The Awards Page is where you can find information on the most popular and most prestigious awards and notable books, including recent winners.

Browse award lists in your favorite genre by selecting an option in the Awards by Genre section.

Updated regularly, the Recent Award Winners section will keep you up to date on the latest award announcements. Clicking on any of the award links will take to that Award Detail page where you’ll find a description of the award along with a list of the winning titles.

The Featuring section includes information and updates about new and interesting awards added to NoveList.

The Popular Awards section makes it easy for you to browse the most popular award lists, including the most prestigious and high-profile American, Canadian, and Australian awards in various genres.

If you don’t see the award that you’re looking for, click the Browse All Award Winners and Notable Books link to access the complete award index.

readers advisory toolbox
Readers’ Advisory Toolbox

In the Readers’ Advisory Toolbox, you’ll find resources to help you with RA in your library.

Browse content to bring you up to speed in various genres.

Sign up for our monthly RA Newsletter to get up to speed with what’s going on in libraries throughout the country.

Use the Featured Book Display ideas to create a display for different reading levels, or browse archived ones using the link to the right.

Featuring…will include new, regularly posted podcasts covering different genres and hot topics.

teaching with books
Teaching with Books

The Teaching with Books page makes all materials created for those who work with kids and teens easily accessible from the homepage.

Browse content to help you when working with kids and teens.

Find curriculum-based lists and articles in different subjects listed by grade level

Featuring…will include new information about librarian contributors and new juvenile editorial content.

Sign up for our monthly Kids & Books newsletter

describe a plot
Describe a Plot

By entering search terms in the Search For… box on the homepage, you can find titles that match a certain description.

The options in the Limit your results box allow you to narrow your search by Audience, Fiction/Nonfiction, and Publication Date. These options are the same for each search.

Select from the same print options available from the Recommended Reads lists

Narrow Results By lets you limit results by the most frequently used genres, subjects, appeal terms, and locations found in the first 125 titles in your result list. These options vary with your searches and will disappear once your list has been narrowed to 10 results.

title detail page
Title Detail Page

All of the information about a title is gathered in the Title Detail Page, found by entering the title in the Search bar and clicking on the title from the result list.

Click the Print icon at the top to print citation box, along with the information included in the active, or visible, tab below.

We’ve added Appeal Terms, which address why readers enjoy this title. To learn more about Appeal, click the Definition of Appeal Terms link.

Reviews is the default tab. Select More About This Book for Publisher, Genre, Subject Headings, and ISBN information. Find NoveList content about this title behind the Lists and Articles tab.

title recommendations
Title Recommendations

For each title, NoveList provides up to nine recommendations. Similar to the bestsellers on the homepage, you can hover over the jacket image for an explanation of why the title was recommended. Or, you can use the Search for More options to find titles yourself.

Select Print All to print a list of all the recommended titles.

Use the numbered links to view the next set of recommended titles.

Hovering over any of the recommendations will display the reason why the title is recommended, along with a Thumbs Up/Down graphic that allows you to send us feedback on the suggestions offered.

series detail page
Series Detail Page

All of the information about a Series is gathered in the Series Detail Page, found by entering the series title in the Search bar. Select the Series tab from the result list, and click on the Series Title link.

At the Series page, you’ll find recommendations for similar series that readers may enjoy. You can view and print these like the Title recommendations.

The default tab lists all of the titles in reading order.

Find additional information at the More About This Series tab.

Click Print This View for a list of only titles in reading order as you see them with the view selected, or click the Print icon above to include the citation along with the title list.

author detail page
Author Detail Page

You can find everything you need to know about an author on the Author Detail Page. Enter their name in the Search box and select the Author tab from the result list. If the author has a pseudonym, you’ll have the option to view the detail page for the author under either name.

NoveList provides up to 9 read-alikes for each author. Click the magnifying glass icon to learn why that author is being recommended.

The Author Description is not a biography; rather, it offers an explanation of the author’s works, along with a recommendation of which title to start with.

The default tab shows all Books by this Author, which can be sorted by Popularity or Publication Date Descending or Ascending. Click the Series by this Author tab for a complete listing of this author’s series, with links to their Series Detail Pages. Find additional author information behind the More About This Author tab, and relevant NoveList content behind the Lists and Articles tab