Clint Rudy Suffolk Public Library

[fa icon="quote-left"] [fa icon="quote-right"] Thanks to Niche Academy, we have seen increased usage in Axis360 and OneClickdigital, and our average circulations per month for Hoopla doubled since adding the service. We are excited that more members of the community are discovering and using these valuable online resources.

Ready-To-Use Tutorials

The Niche Academy platform  includes a set of ready-to-use tutorials for common services like OverDrive, Zinio, and Freegal. We keep these tutorials up-to-date and the full set is included with your platform subscription--no extra charges. Niche Academy tutorials include:

  • Video instruction
  • Printable text with images
  • A mobile-responsive user interface.
  • Easy customization for local needs

Lynne Antunes Dartmouth Public Libraries

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Niche Academy has proven to be an invaluable tool in promoting our library’s growing collection of digital resources and in assisting our patrons in learning how to use them. The Side Slider on the library website drives ongoing use of the academy – in one month alone we had more than 1300 tutorials accessed. The staff at Niche Academy really understand the library’s point of view and always go the extra mile to assist with set-up and promotion of the tutorials.

Beautiful Marketing Tools

The Niche Academy platform also gives you a set of powerful tools to help you make more patrons aware of your resources. These tools include:

  • Widgets to easily integrate tutorials into your own website
  • A gallery of promotional graphics
  • A social media scheduling tool
  • Family History
  • Language Learning
  • eBooks
  • Reading Recommendations

Athens Moreno Glencoe Public Library

[fa icon="quote-left"] [fa icon="quote-right"] Niche Academy is like having another librarian at the desk, it's a great way to supplement our training resources

An easy way to create your own tutorials

You can quickly put together staff training and present it in your own online academy. You can create patron-facing tutorials that highlight your own local services and programs. The Niche Academy tutorial builder includes:

  • Built-in video hosting
  • Elegant editing tools for text and images
  • Private course options
  • Quizes, certificates, and interactive lab options