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Category: Author Alerts

AUGUST 20, 2013
Author Alerts Now Available for Atriuum, AutoGraphics, Koha and VUFind
Delight your patrons by alerting them when new titles are ordered by their favorite authors! How does it work? Your patrons compile a list of their favorite authors or performers. When a new title is ordered by your library, Author Alerts sends the patron an email or text message alert. It's that simple. No effort is required of your IT staff. Your active readers are going to love this service! Visit http://authoralerts.org for details and to start offering this service to your patrons.

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MAY 20, 2012
Author Alerts Now Available for Horizon and eLibrary
Delight your patrons by alerting them when new titles are added to the library catalog by their favorite authors/performers! The new Author Alerts service is now available in general release for members using the Sirsi/Dynix Horizon or eLibrary catalogs. Thanks to the libraries that have been assisting with beta testing, now completed. Visit http://authoralerts.org for more details, to view a live demo or to start using the service at your library. Patrons love Author Alerts!

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MAY 17, 2012
Author Alerts Now Available for Sirsi/Dynix Enterprise, Polaris, AquaBrowser and Bibliocommons
We've been hard at work making Author Alerts available on even more online catalogs. Already compatible are eLibrary and Horizon Information Portal, both from Sirsi/Dynix. What are Author Alerts, you ask?

Delight your patrons by alerting them when new titles are ordered by their favorite authors! How does it work? Your patrons compile a list of their favorite authors or performers. When a new title is ordered by your library, Author Alerts sends the patron an email or text message alert. It's that simple. No effort is required of your IT staff. Your active readers are going to love this new service! Visit http://authoralerts.org for details and to start offering this service to your patrons.

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MARCH 11, 2012
New Author Alerts in Beta Testing
Do you like to be on the leading edge of new technology offerings? I'm excited to announce that EngagedPatrons has begun beta testing of the new Author Alerts service. We invite libraries using the Horizon ILS to contact us for more details. Delight your patrons by alerting them when new titles are ordered by their favorite authors! How does it work? Your patrons compile a list of their favorite authors or performers. When a new title is ordered by the library, the patron receives an email or text message alert. The email includes a link directly to your library catalog to view more details and place a request. Your active readers are going to love this new service!

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JANUARY 2, 2012
New Reader's Alert (teaser)
Would your patrons be delighted to learn when new titles of interest to them are added to your Library's collection? (Of course they would!) I'm working on a reader's alert service that will initially be available for libraries that use the Horizon integrated library system. Look for more details in an upcoming post.

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