Beginning in April 2013 every Mid-Hudson Library System member library will have free access (for 2 years) to the online product LibraryAware.
What is LibraryAware?
LibraryAware is an easy-to-use, online service designed to meet libraries online, print, and social media promotional needs. It helps you create, deliver, and measure the success of your promotional campaigns. Use LibraryAware to help your community discover all the programs, products and services you have to offer. -LibraryAware
How do I activate my account?
- Every member library director received an email invitation with a subject line of "You've been invited to collaborate on LibraryAware." Before you click on the link embedded in the email (to activate your account) make sure Google Chrome is your default browser. If the browser is not Google Chrome, the account will not be activated.
You can also copy and paste the link address into Chrome if you are unable to make Chrome your default browser.
- Download Google Chrome
- Once you have accessed the link you'll be asked to enter your first and last name and to choose a password. That's it. Your account is activated!
How do I access my account
Visit http://www.libraryaware.com/login through Google Chrome. Log in with your email and password.
How do I give other staff members access to our LibraryAware account?
Staff members will receive an email invitation and must repeat the process stated above, under "How do I activate my account?"
What user Role should I designate
Below is a list of definitions for the different user roles in LibraryAware. There is no limit to the number of accounts assigned to each role.
Does LibraryAware offer training?
Yes! LibraryAware hosts webinars throughout the year. To check out a calendar of events and to register for a webinar:
Choose Help and Support (at the bottom of the screen) when you are logged into your LibraryAware account. You can ask (or search) a specific question, view directions and tutorials or send suggestions on how to improve the product. All administrators will receive important updates and information from LibraryAware via email. If you are not receiving messages make sure you add email@example.com to your approved emails or 'white list' in your email account.
Check out the Feedback Section
Once logged in click on Help and then Give Feedback. You will find a list of ideas other users have sent to LibraryAware and the status; Pending, Completed, etc. Vote for your favorite one or give a suggestion. They are constantly updating this program so don't be surprised if what you wished you could do yesterday is available today.
If you have any immediate
questions or concerns please feel free to contact Kerstin Cruger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
at the Mid-Hudson Library System. We are always happy to help!