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Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
Outreach and Communication Tools
Whether it’s training staff, reaching out to another library, or discussing library resources with a patron, communication is a key aspect of inter-library loan. The boxes below contain some outreach and communication tools for SEAL. These include one-page tutorials for cross-training staff, promotional tools, and a SEAL fact sheet that provides some fundamentals on the system.
SEAL Fact Sheet
SEAL Fact Sheet
What is SEAL? This one-page hand-out provides an overview of SEAL and how it works. It can be a useful tool for sharing the basics of SEAL with patrons and other library staff.
A tri-fold SEAL brochure covering basics on how SEAL works and who participates.
You can use the logos below to promote SEAL on your library's website. Click the link to open the image in a new window. Right click and select "Save image as" (or "Save picture as").
One Page SEAL Tutorials
Each of these one page tutorials covers a different aspect of using SEAL. These can be a handy reminder of workflows for new users, or a resource for those covering SEAL during vacations / breaks.
Creating a SEAL Account
Instructions on how to create a new SEAL account.
Searching the SEAL Catalog
An overview of the SEAL catalog. This handout touches on different aspects of searching in SEAL, including the simple and advanced search features and navigating search results.
Requesting Print Items
Step-by-step instructions on how to place a request for a print item in SEAL.
Placing an Article Request
A tutorial focusing on placing article requests through SEAL.
Filling SEAL Requests
Instructions on how to fill SEAL requests (focusing primarily on borrowing requests for print items).
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