Implementation Success Guide
Congratulations on adding BrowZine to your library services! BrowZine is loved by users and will be an important resource for your library for years to come.
This guide condenses the best practices of libraries around the world who have developed and implemented successful promotion strategies. Using these proven strategies will insure you get the most out of your BrowZine subscription.
Step 1: Discovery Services Integration
Create a dynamic research ecosystem by integrating BrowZine into your commercial or open source discovery service using our APIs. Using Ex Libris Primo or Summon, EBSCO EDS, or an open source Bento system? We have you covered! Enrich user experience with cover images, one-click access to PDFs, and direct links back to the original journal issue. Our APIs are free, easy to use and fantastically popular with users. If you are interesting in promoting BrowZine, integrating BrowZine is the first thing you should do.
Step 2: Links to BrowZine
This guide condenses the best practices of libraries around the world who have implemented BrowZine, which had led to great adoption and usage. Using these proven strategies will insure you get the most out of your BrowZine subscription.
Users looking for all their favorite titles will find them in BrowZine, then quickly start exploring the BrowZine bookshelves, see how they can follow their favorite titles with My Bookshelf, and download the mobile app to read their journals from anywhere.
No matter how your journal collection is featured on the library homepage, directing users to BrowZine is easy. With the expansion of the BrowZine knowledgebase to include all of your journals, you can link directly to BrowZine for ejournals by using your unique BrowZine Library URL, or you can embed the BrowZine Journal Lookup directly into the library homepage. See our support pages for more information:
Step 3: Subject Guides and Courseware
If you use popular services like LibGuides, it is easy to use BrowZine to showcase important titles connect users to bookshelves of key journal content. Faculty can link directly to special issues relevant to course content or guide students to top titles in their fields.
Please see our LibGuides page for inspiration on how you can enhance your own subject pages and courseware. Check out our Marketing Toolkit for tips on promoting BrowZine to your users.