Your library has joined the Palace Project and is live in the Palace app–now what? In this session we’ll discuss how to hit the ground running with the Palace Project through marketing, promotion, and the additional resources provided by the Palace Team. We’ll discuss ongoing support, marketing and informational materials, as well as how partner libraries can creatively using the Palace Project to increase access and discovery. Join us to learn how you can promote the Palace Project to your library today!
By the end of this class, students will be able to:
Identify, locate, and access ongoing support resources such as the Palace Community Hub, Marketing and Web Toolkits, and the Palace Project YouTube Channel
Discuss the unique aspects of the Palace Project App with their library communities
Discuss the creative ways in which libraries are currently using the Palace Project to increase access to ebook collections
Identify collections, reading initiatives, events, and opportunities that they can highlight within their Palace app catalog
Jill Scarson is the Partner Success Leader with the Palace Project, serving as liaison to our library partners and aiding in the successful adoption and usage of the Palace platform and app. In this role she aims to assist library partners as they navigate post-implementation, focusing on developing long-lasting relationships. She believes that libraries serve as beacons of democracy by providing equitable access to information, and that Palace is uniquely poised to assist them in navigating the changing, and sometimes challenging, e-publishing ecosystem.
Prior to joining Palace, Jill worked for healthcare non-profits, as a freelance artist, within academic and public libraries, and spent much of the last decade in high education program support. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration and Master’s of Library & Information Science from Syracuse University, where she focused her studies on information literacy instruction, disinformation, and the policies that impact libraries and their users.