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LibCal for Academic Libraries: Your Calendaring Solution

Have An Incredible Calendar Year

Week after week, LibCal has you covered

Event Calendar Ideas:

  • Library Events - Author readings, lectures, virtual study nights, etc.
  • Instruction Sessions - Online tools orientations, database classes, etc.
  • Internal Use -  Staff vacations, sick time, sabbaticals, etc.
  • Professional Development - Conferences, retreats, workshops.

Event Calendar Features

Academic libraries feature programming for their students, faculty and the general public. Here are features that help you put your best programming foot forward.

  • New! Host virtual events - Integrate Zoom to automatically create and send meeting URLs directly to your attendees. Not using Zoom? Add an existing event link and optional hidden password as your event's location.
  • Event Registration - Specify the number of seats and when you want registration to open and close.
  • Route Through Authentication - Route registration through your local authentication layer. 
  • Enable Waitlist - Popular events? Enable a waitlist. As folks cancel, the waitlisted students receive an email.
  • Reminder and Follow-Up Emails - Reminders are a nice service for your patrons. Add a survey or feedback form to the follow-up email.
  • Identify Audience and Category - Add audience tags like Graduate Students and Freshmen. Add Categories like Orientation and Research Skills.
  • Social Media Integration - Promotion is key to boosting attendance. Tweet / Facebook to amplify outreach.
  • Charge for Events - Optionally charge for events! Multiple currencies are accepted and payments can be done online or in-person (cash/check).