Increase Librarian Impact

With Niche Academy, the Learning Platform Made for Libraries 

Access thousands of existing tutorials, create new self-service options for customers, and enable new efficiencies for staff with a platform that understands your goals, your workload, your priorities, and your lived reality. 

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Trusted by 1700+ Library Systems 

Designed With Libraries in Mind 

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Academic Libraries

Lacking the time and resources to build training yourself? Niche Academy comes with self-service introductions to academic databases and customizable tutorials on essential information literacy, so you can focus on student success.

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Public Libraries

Is your staff constantly worrying about keeping instruction up to date? Niche Academy creates and maintains updated self-service e-Resource tutorials so staff can stop worrying and start focusing attention on the patrons who need help the most. 

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Show What Librarians Can Do   

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Tackle the challenge of budget cuts and colleague departures by taking your game to the next level with the latest professional development best practices and skills, so you can focus on what matters most

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Make library instruction and information literacy easier to create, share, and maintain with Niche Academy, and simplify measuring and tracking learning outcomes to create a training experience you won’t want to live without.

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Don’t waste precious time creating your own onboarding tutorials. Teach customer service essentials, automate due dates and supervisor follow-ups, and save time with Niche Academy’s tutorials.

One Solution, Many Ways to Reduce Workload 

Take the pressure off library staff with self-help instruction options for customers, simplified training assignments, automated learner progress tracking and follow-ups, and essential reporting so your library trainers don’t have to start from scratch. 

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Deliver Effective Training
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eResource Tutorials 

Librarians will never have to create their own eResource training again. Drive new usage while reducing workload with up-to-date tutorials on databases, e-books, and more that live directly on your site. 

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Information Literacy Tutorials 

Empower learners with interactive, bite-sized instruction on research skills, critical thinking, and citation best practices that you can share anywhere (without having to clone yourself). 

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Staff Development 

Teach essential skills like reference interview best practices, DEI basics, and professional ethics without having to build it yourself or schedule live instructions. Easily verify concept mastery and training completion. 

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Learner Reports 

Don’t settle for a checkbox approach to instruction. Measure mastery concepts and skills for customers and library staff with reports that show learning outcomes for interactive elements like quizzes, activities, response prompts, polls, and surveys. 

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Database Introductions 

Niche Academy has already created and continually maintains up-to-date introductions to databases from vendors like EBSCO, Gale, and JSTOR, so you don’t have to waste time and effort creating them from scratch.

Get Started in 3 Steps!

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Set up a free trial of the Niche Academy platform.

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Pick the training that’s best for you and customize it as you choose.

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Let Niche Academy go to work for you, building staff confidence and improving outcomes.

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I've been doing this kind of thing for decades. This is the easiest to use and figure out software I've ever used.

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Jay Brandes, Librarian, Troy University

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Niche Academy is like having another librarian at the desk, it's a great way to supplement our training resources

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Athens Moreno, Network Administrator, Glencoe Public Library

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