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The NetGalley team is honored to receive the Platinum Award from LibraryWorks’ second annual Modern Library Awards (MLA’s.)

Did you know that over 26,000 librarians worldwide are using NetGalley (for free) to discover new titles to purchase for their library collection and recommend to their patrons?

As a new or existing NetGalley member, you can:

  • Request digital galleys from over 350 publishers which can be read on all major reading devices and tablets. NetGalley’s friendly support team can help you, too!
  • Receive invitations from publishers to access a title immediately, as well as a complimentary monthly newsletter just for librarians featuring new titles.
  • Be auto-approved by publishers for instant access for all their titles, so you won’t need to wait for your request to be approved!
  • Use NetGalley to submit your feedback privately to publishers (such as comments on the title itself, if you will be purchasing a title, or if the title will be used in special programs.)
  • Nominate titles for the monthly LibraryReads list (US), right from your NetGalley account!

Also, librarians who are members of the American Library Association (ALA) can add their ALA numbers to their NetGalley profile. (Add your ALA number today!)

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NetGalley is looking for a PHP Software Engineer to join our team!

No longer accepting applications

NetGalley is seeking a full-stack PHP developer to immediately join our fully remote development team. Our ideal candidate has experience with modern PHP frameworks, enjoys working in an agile environment, understands the benefits of automated testing, and possesses a positive team-first attitude and an exceptional attention to detail.

In working with us, you will experience cutting edge Symfony development using the latest open source packages to build the best product possible. You will design beautiful front end code using Bootstrap, you will craft bulletproof systems upon a foundation of automated tests, and you will contribute back to the same open source projects that we build upon. You will thrive in our fast-paced agile culture, pushing your own boundaries as you grow as a developer.

We meet virtually throughout the week as we are a remote team, but you will be required to travel three to four times a year. Most of our team meetings are held just outside of Times Square in New York, right in the heart of the US publishing industry.

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At NetGalley, we like to take a moment at Thanksgiving to thank you for your loyalty and support. We are grateful to have a dedicated community of Book Advocates who love reading and recommending – you truly help new books succeed!

By the end of this year, your enthusiasm for reading & recommending will mean that nearly 2 million books will be read through NetGalley, with close to 500,000 reviews and recommendations shared. You have helped place great books in stores, academic courses, schools and libraries around the world. And most importantly, book influencers like you help readers discover new books, fall in love with spell-binding stories, learn about a timely or relevant topic, and become lifelong fans of new authors.

Be a part of our tradition…

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Join us in thanking the publishers who use digital galleys to give you early access to their books. Post a thank you message on our Facebook page, or on Twitter using #thankspublishers. We’ll collect and share each “thank you” to our publishers, on your behalf.

 

This week, we’re also showing our appreciation for indie bookstores. Help us celebrate Indies First, a national (US) campaign on Small Business Saturday in support of independent bookstores, by browsing your favorite Category on NetGalley to discover the highlighted Indies First books.

It’s a pleasure and a privilege to help you discover new books. On behalf of our team and the 350+ publishers and hundreds of authors who use NetGalley, thank you!

All best,
Tarah Theoret
Community Manager

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NetGalley seeking part-time enthusiastic, bookish, detail-oriented
Marketing Administrative Assistant

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Are you excited to help build pre-publication buzz for new books? NetGalley is looking for a part-time Marketing Administrative Assistant to help facilitate sales and execution of several marketing programs. Find out more about NetGalley at www.netgalley.com.

This position reports to NetGalley’s Community and Marketing Director and has responsibility for selling online ad placements as well as assisting with administrative tasks and scheduling.

The ideal candidate has outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; is enthusiastic, professional, extremely organized, and highly detail-oriented; and is adept at prioritization, juggling multiple tasks, and meeting deadlines. Familiarity with NetGalley is strongly preferred; otherwise candidate must be web-savvy with an understanding of current reading devices (and always willing to learn). A moderate knowledge of the publishing industry and book publicity/marketing is expected, while hands-on experience working in a book marketing position is strongly preferred. The perfect candidate will have a knack for identifying the right category and audience for a book. Continue reading “NetGalley seeking part-time Marketing Administrative Assistant”

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NetGalley is looking for a QA Analyst / Assistant Product Manager to join our team!

No longer accepting applications

NetGalley is looking to add a QA Analyst / Assistant Product Manager. Our ideal candidate is passionate about both books and technology.

The NetGalley team is virtual, but we work on an east coast schedule and many of us are based around NYC. This employee will need a home office and to be able to work effectively at home. There will be occasional travel to team meetings.

Each day of this job is likely to be different, and there is a lot of potential to contribute your ideas and make your mark, but this position is 100% hands-on.
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Congrats to the PEN/Faulkner Finalists

The finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award were announced on Tuesday and we’re so pleased that many of them were available on NetGalley! We were happy to partner with PEN/Faulkner this year to provide an optional digital reading system for nominated titles.

Did you read any of these books via NetGalley? Please be sure to share your feedback with the publisher and your social media followers, and congratulate these authors on their finalist status!

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Additional finalists:
Song of the Shank by Jeffery Renard Allen
Preparation for the Next Life by Jennifer Clement

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The NetGalley team is honored to receive the Gold Award from the LibraryWorks, Inc. 2015 inaugural Modern Library Awards (MLA’s.)

Did you know that over 22,000 librarians worldwide are using NetGalley (for free) to discover new titles to purchase for their library collection and recommend to their patrons?

As a new or existing NetGalley member, you can:

  • Request digital galleys from over 300 publishers which can be read on all major reading devices and tablets. NetGalley’s friendly staff can help you, too!
  • Receive invitations from publishers to access a title immediately, as well as a complimentary monthly newsletter just for librarians featuring new titles.
  • Be auto-approved by publishers for instant access for all their titles, so you won’t need to wait for your request to be approved!
  • Use NetGalley to submit your feedback privately to publishers (such as comments on the title itself, if you will be purchasing a title, or if the title will be used in special programs.)

Also, librarians who are members of the American Library Association (ALA) can add their ALA numbers to their NetGalley profile. (Add your ALA number today!)
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What a remarkable year it’s been at NetGalley!
Take a peek at some fun facts about NetGalley in 2014 in our annual infographic below.

We look forward to connecting you with even more books you’ll love in 2015!

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It’s gift-giving season…

And there’s no one we appreciate more than our readers!  

That’s why our member dashboard has been redesigned to reflect your personal preferences and browsing categories, making it easier than ever to find titles to request, read and review.

Start exploring right now at www.netgalley.com or take a tour of the new dashboard below!

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On behalf of all of us at NetGalley, best wishes for a book-filled 2015!

Happy holidays!
Tarah Theoret
Community Manager, NetGalley

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We’re pleased to announce the release of the new NetGalley homepage! If you’ve visited NetGalley today (and if you haven’t, go right now), you’ll notice our fresh new design that is both user-friendly and updated with the latest information about our services. While you’re there, make sure to check out this week’s featured titles!

For a trip down memory lane, take a look at the evolution of NetGalley:

September 2007, NetGalley in the beginning:
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May 2009:
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October 2012, NetGalley relaunches:
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December 2014, NetGalley today:
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On behalf of the NetGalley team, thank you for your past and future support of NetGalley!

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