How do I add a book, e-book, or audiobook to my newsletter?

If you have Newsletter Builder (for corporate customers), go to the Welcome to the Newsletter Builder platform page to learn about creating your newsletters.

To add print books: 

You can add a book to a NextReads newsletter or any newsletter your library creates.
  1. Click on the field of your newsletter that is just above where you want to add the book.  The options menu will display. 
  2. Click the Add New drop-down to see a list of the field types that can be added. Note: Different sized columns accommodate different fields, so the options in this drop-down menu will vary based on the column and the template used for the newsletter list. 
  3. Move your mouse over the Book field type to see the available layouts.
  4. Select a layout option from the drop-down.  
  5. When you select your layout, you will be prompted to select the book you want to add.  Search for the book that you want to add using the search box.  You can use the Search drop-down to perform a specific type of search. 
  6. Click “Use this book” to add it to your newsletter.
  7. The book will be added below.

To add e-books:

  1. Locate the cover or image you want to use for the e-book.   You may be able to get the image from your catalog.
  2. Right click on the image with your mouse and select Copy Image URL.
  3. In LibraryAware, open your newsletter in the newsletter editor.  
  4. Click on the field that is just above where you want to add your e-book record.  Click the Add New drop-down, then select Book, then one of the book options with a jacket.
  5. From the Search window, click Add a blank book.
  6. Fill in any of the fields that you want to appear such as title and author. In the Book Jacket URL field, paste in the image URL that you copied earlier.
  7. Click Save to add the e-book to your newsletter.

To add an audiobook:

  1. Click on the field of your newsletter that is just above where you want to add the audiobook, to view the options menu.
  2. Click the Add New drop-down to see a list of the field types that can be added. Note: Different sized columns accommodate different fields, so the options in this drop-down menu will vary based on the column and the template used for the newsletter list.
  3. Choose one of the book formats from the Add New menu.
  4. Search for the audiobook.  Tip: Search for the audiobook by ISBN or by title with "sound recording" appended after the title.
  5. Click the Use this book button to add the audiobook to your newsletter.

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