Edelweiss+ Training for Librarians
New to Edelweiss+? You've come to the right place.
The Way You Want to Learn
The topics below are split into an introductory overview ("101") and a more detailed demonstration ("102"). For each, you'll have the opportunity to learn based on your personal preference:
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Edelweiss+ is an amazing place for book lovers! You can learn about new titles, access thousands of advanced review copies, browse publisher catalogs, and more. But first, take a little time to learn how to customize Edelweiss+ to meet your unique interests.
Popular Features for Librarians
Getting Started with Edelweiss+
For more resources about getting started, click here to browse Help resources or search on the homepage.
ARCs, galleys, review copies - no matter what you call them, they are extremely useful to librarians. This is your opportunity to read a title for FREE before purchasing or recommending to patrons. In return, leave a review for the publisher and author!
Review Copies 101
Finding, downloading, and requesting review copies.
Review Copies 102
Writing and sharing reviews.
Review Copies & Reviews
To learn more about review copies, click here to browse Help resources or search on the homepage.
Are you in charge of collection development and/or title selection for your library? Discovering titles in Edelweiss+ and then exporting lists for easy ordering from your distributor of choice is simple.
Collection development using Edelweiss+
Creating and exporting orders.
Collection Development & Ordering
To learn more, click here to browse Help resources or search on the homepage.
Communities are groups of users with similar interests or functions. Community members are able to share reviews and collections as well as view reviews and collections that others have shared.
Joining, Finding, and Sharing Reviews or Collections
Creating and Managing Communities
To learn more about Communities, click here to browse Help resources or search on the homepage.
The State of the Collection Report
Edelweiss+Analytics subscribers receive this assessment on a regular basis to benchmark performance, monitor trends, create action plans, and share progress.
Learn about author tours in your area and apply to the publisher for potential inclusion. Learn more here.
If you are the user administrator for your library's Edelweiss+ account, you can create, edit, and delete users as needed. Learn more here.
Catalogs and Collections
You can create and share collections of titles for just about any purpose you can imagine. Learn more here.
Other Tips & Tricks
Feel like you have a pretty good handle on Edelweiss now? Take it up a notch with these best practices. Learn more here.
Edelweiss+Analytics is a full suite of collection development tools that save time and improve collection performance. With three tiers of service, there are options to meet any needs or budget.
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