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The Librarian’s Guide to Cloud Hosting

What is TLC•Cloud Services? TLC has teamed up with Oracle to redefine your experience with hosting library services: introducing TLC•Cloud...

You Don’t Have To Be a Hero

During this Global Pandemic many jokes have been made using dystopian and apocalyptic books and movies, like Hunger Games and...

Libraries are Proving they are more than just a Physical Space

Librarians have spent the better part of the last 30 years fighting to prove the necessity of the library in...

Tips and Tricks For Successfully Working From Home

Although TLC has recently rolled out a requirement for staff who are nonessential for facilities to work from home, many...

Things they did not prepare me for in Graduate School

Things they did not prepare me for in Graduate School Megan Fisher, Bee Cave Public Library The intricacies of trying...

So you have a mandatory remote learning directive and you use Library•Solution…

As schools and libraries close across the country to help mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic, there is concern over continued learning...

TLC’s New Customer Success Manager

The Library Corporation is pleased to announce the creation of a Customer Success Manager (CSM) position within the organization.  Based...

What I Learned as a Vendorbrarian

What I Learned as a Vendorbrarian; or my written apology to every vendor I dissed when I was a librarian...

Why We Don’t Need the GMD/Subfield H in Cataloging Anymore

As a cataloger, I remember the constant complaints from staff about the General Material Designator (GMD) in the MARC record:...

A Background in Libraries

When I’m on the road visiting libraries, hosting workshops, or attending conferences, I am often asked about my background. People...

My transition from Librarian to Vendor

I have recently joined the TLC Library Sales Consultant team, and I thought it might be worthwhile to share my...

TLC•SmartTECH goes on the road

After hosting an open house, TLC•SmartTECH goes on the road On March 27th, TLC hosted an open house in our...

Avengers: Endgame, Source Material and YOUR Library

Avengers: Endgame, Source Material and YOUR Library. -Jamison Reynolds, Director of Marketing Strategy As many of you know, tickets for...

Removing late fees and fines (NPL)

  Kent Oliver is the Director of the Nashville Public Library (NPL). NPL has been using TLC’s CARL•X since July...

The Road Ahead for Libraries in 2019

- John Chrastka is executive director of EveryLibrary [http://everylibrary.org], the first national political action committee for libraries, and is a...

Getting Political to Save Libraries

Libraries and politics have been intertwined for decades.  Once the first tax-supported library opened in 18331, our funding, purchasing, and...

Fundraising Your Makerspace

This post was originally posted on TLC SmartTech's blog. For more blog posts by SmartTech and for all of your...

SSL/TLS Certificate Renewal

The use of web certificates to offer websites in HTTPS, such as Library•Solution web applications, is becoming the “norm” due to...

Once Again it is Banned Books Week

Once again it is “Banned Books Week”.  Once again libraries around the country grab the ALA Banned Books Kits from...

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