• Monique Gaddy

Easing into E-Resources: Lili.org - NoveList Plus

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Hello, library lovers! I am back with another Easing into E-Resources blog, and this time we will be exploring more facets of lili.org! In particular, I would like to talk about some of the useful aspects of NoveList Plus.

Immediately going in to refresh myself of all that Novelist offers, I realized that a helpful tutorial might be best to get me started. Luckily, I found two places for tutorials - in the Novelist database, under the section "How Do I?" I found a section called "Learn how to use NoveList." On our library website, click on Research, and under Skills and Hobbies, I found another helpful video through Niche Academy.

Book cover for "The Clockmaker's Wife" featuring a woman walking in London wearing a red jacket with fighter planes in the sky overhead

I decided to play around with the database and see what I wanted to explore. I know that I tend to really love historical romance fiction books from the World War II time period. I put in the search "World War II romance," and then used the refine tools on the left to bring it down to "historical fiction." The first book on the list immediately caught my eye, but oh, no! It wasn't available in our catalog in the format that I prefer to read on! So I went ahead and put in a Purchase Request, and I hope that we get it in! Going through the rest