Resources For Library Staff

Support and Promotion

  • Integrate Search Widgets
    Use this code to put a WVInfoDepot One Search widget or a Consumer Reports search widget on your library’s website.
  • Promotional Materials, Student Activities, Lesson Plans, etc.
    May include fliers, handouts, social media materials, patron tutorials, press releases, scavenger hunts, and more to help you share resources with your library community.
  • Tutorials (Patron-Facing) (Niche Academy)
    Tutorials covering databases as well as various research and technology skills. Aimed at patrons but also useful for library staff! Housed on Niche Academy.
  • WVInfoDepot Screen Saver
    Downloads as a ZIP file.
  • WVLC Research Guides (LibGuides)
    Various guides supporting librarians and staff in West Virginia libraries. Topics include Bibliostat, collection development, summer reading, etc.

Training, Professional Development, and Research for Library Staff and Educators

Library Science Databases that require a WVLC Library Card:

Usage Reports / Statistics

  • WVInfoDepot Usage Reports by Month and Year
    Monthly usage statistics generated for the databases are downloadable here. Files are organized by month and year.
  • WVInfoDepot Usage Reports FAQ
    Do you have questions about these numbers and what they mean for your library? See the FAQ linked above or contact the Library Commission if it does not answer your questions.
  • Unzipping / Decompressing Files
    If usage reports download as a zip file, you can find instructions on how to unzip the file here for Windows or here for Mac. (Note: “Zipping” and “unzipping” files may also be referred to as “compressing” and “decompressing” files.)