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Contact Melissa at ODL

melissa.askew@libraries.ok.gov
405-522-3315

 

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Link to a Themed Set of eBooks

The Soutar Library in Boise city has a list of eBooks that are related to a theme. Each book cover links directly to an eBook in OK Virtual Library. Check out Boise City's eBook list >

Add a Twitter Feed

The Oklahoma Literacy Coalition added a twitter feed to the home page. Take a look at OLC's Twitter stream >

Link to the Edge

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The Vinita Library links to the Edge Intiative website - libraryedge.org.

Add a GoodReads Widget

The JC Byers library in Cleveland has a goodreads widget. Their book lists are updated through goodreads.com. See their goodreads book picks >

Embed Getty Images

Getty Images is making quality images you can embed on your website available for free. For more - see the post on PetaPixel.

Examples:

How to Insert Embed Code within Contribute

  1. Look for the embed symbol and click on it.
  2. Copy the Code.
  3. In Contribute – Insert > HTML Snippet > paste the code into the box. Before you say OK, you may need to adjust the dimensions. To size the image down and keep proportion, subtract 100 from both the width and height of the image. Preview in browser to make sure the image looks the way you want it to.
  4. Publish.

Book Lists

For Apollo Biblionix: Create lists of books or other items that will link directly to the catalog. See examples of how lists can look.


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