[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.
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:
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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.
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:
[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
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:
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