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Librarian Toolkit

Library staff across New York can become the best ambassadors for NOVELny. With strategic marketing and communications, librarians will increase usage, visibility and support for NOVELny.

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Style Guidelines

To assure continuity and to protect the NOVELny brand identity, these elements should always appear exactly as shown. No alterations of any kind should be made to the logo. Please contact us with any concerns or specific requests.

  • The minimum width for the logotype is 1.5 inches.
  • When written or typed in the body of a document, the "NOVELny" spelling convention should be used.
  • For your convenience, corresponding NOVELny brand colors are included below.

Color Palette

Logo color scheme with corresponding codes in hex and RGB formats.
Color Hex/HTML RGB
Blue #1D4289 29, 66, 137
Red #AB1E37 171, 30, 55

LSTA Credit Language

The following "credit" paragraph should appear on your library's database web page or other materials relating to NOVELNY:

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELny is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELny is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

Social Media Posts

The New York State Library Facebook page is updated weekly with free-to-use image and text posts detailing database features, research tips, upcoming vendor trainings, and other relevant announcements. Librarians are encouraged to share, remix, and repurpose these posts for their audiences.

Visit the New York State Library Facebook page to download images, or follow us to receive posts as soon as they are published. Sample posts are included below. Click on an image to view and download a full-sized version.

Sample Posts

Sample social media copy and accompanying images.
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Dig into middle school books with NOVELny!
Gale In Context: Middle School has dedicated book pages for tons of middle school favorites, including A Wrinkle in Time, the Percy Jackson series, and The Outsiders.
Middle school student enjoying a hardcover book
Business Insights: Essentials is all business, all the time.
With 24/7 access to company profiles, industry reports, and business magazines and newspapers, Business Insights: Essentials works whenever you do.
Laptop computer displaying charts and graphs
NOVELny helps you save time! You can create quick links to trusted information with the Gale bookmarks tool. Just click the bookmark button on any Gale page to save and share a variety of documents.
To learn more, visit
Pile of papers and notes
Celebrate Earth Day with NOVELny!
You can use Gale's Environmental Studies and Policy Collection to access information on a wide range of topics perfect for observing Earth Day.
For tips on using Gale Collections, visit
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Additional Materials


Librarians can help spread the word about NOVELny with a printable factsheet. The factsheet includes descriptions for all NOVELny databases.

Download the NOVELny Factsheet (PDF)

Vendor Downloads

The NOVELny vendors provide a wide range of free downloads to help librarians promote NOVELny in their communities.

Gale Marketing Materials

  • Database icons and other digital assets
  • Communication templates (including social media content) and printables
  • Special themes to drive social media marketing

Britannica Resources

  • Database icons
  • Promotional materials such as flyers and factsheets
  • Classroom materials
Last Updated: April 19, 2023