Special Offers

Explore Nursing: Current Concepts & Practices from Films On Demand

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Find the most current video content to support nursing programs with Nursing: Current Concepts & Practices. Featuring videos from the past five years from trusted producers such as Elsevier, Medcom-Trainex, Cambridge Educational, and Medivision, this collection is tightly curated to help nursing students pass licensure exams and prepare for long-term job success in a complex health care system.

Housed on Films On Demand’s instruction-friendly platform, educators can create playlists, segments, and in-video assessments for classwork while students can enjoy unlimited, simultaneous access from the classroom, at home, or on the job. Infobase is offering MCLS members a substantial discount with subscription pricing under $3,000.

Contact MCLS Group Purchasing for a quote at or (517) 939-1382 today!

The Asian American Experience: a new resource from ABC/CLIO

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Help library users grow in their understanding and knowledge of the Asian American community through ABC/CLIO’s new resource, The Asian American Experience. Available starting October 1, this research database includes primary sources, historical references and provides curriculum specific student activities. Audio clips, videos, and documents make this collection a comprehensive resource on the Asian American Experience.

Contact MCLS Group Purchasing at or (517) 939-1382 for a quote and/or resource trial.

Language learning through Mango

Looking for ways to increase community engagement this summer? Look no further! Libraries have been turning to Mango Languages to help promote bilingualism and cultural awareness in communities for over 15 years. Mango provides a high-quality learning experience that is flexible, easy to use, and available 24-7. What makes Mango different is its proven methodology and effectiveness in teaching real-world communication skills. Libraries get their own dedicated Account Manager to help maximize return on investment, while giving their patrons the ability to set up five family member profiles free of charge.

For a limited time, Mango will extend three months of free service to libraries that would like to start a new subscription before Sept. 1. Check out what other libraries are saying on the Mango Languages for Libraries YouTube Channel.

If you would like a quote or have any pricing or product related questions, contact MCLS Group Purchasing at or (517) 939-1382.


Encourage reading by students of all ages at your library with Tumble resources. TumbleBookLibrary, TeenBookCloud, and TumbleMath offer eBooks designed to promote the love of reading in a format all ages love.

TumbleBookLibrary is a curated database of children’s eBooks aimed at elementary age children. TeenBookCloud is a curated database of eBooks and other digital content, including graphic novels, for middle- and high-school readers. Both are easy to use with no check-out time limits or wait lists. TumbleMath helps foster math engagement through its comprehensive collection of math stories.

Contact MCLS Group Purchasing at or (517) 939-1382 to find out more about these resources or to request a product quote or trial.

New from EBSCO: CINAHL® Ultimate

With more of the top nursing and allied health journals, CINAHL Ultimate provides better research results for better patient care.

CINAHL Ultimate is the new definitive resource for nursing and allied health research, providing full text for more of the most used journals in the CINAHL index than any other database. It covers more than 50 nursing specialties and includes quick lessons, evidence-based care sheets, CEU modules, and research instruments.

For a quote, contact MCLS Group Purchasing at or (517) 939-1382.

MCLS adds HotelPlanner to member discount opportunities

Hotel-planner-logoDiscounts on hotel bookings are now available to MCLS members through HotelPlanner. Members can save up to 65% or more off room rates at over 900,000 lodging options worldwide. The custom booking site has special deals by many supplier channels to bring the best rates from thousands of hotels and other accommodations worldwide. Whether you are looking to book a luxury beach resort in the Caribbean, an urban upscale hotel in New York City, a cozy bed ‘n’ breakfast in Savannah, Georgia, or maybe a VRBO or rental condo, you save by booking through HotelPlanner as an MCLS member.

Members book the hotels directly through the customized MCLS HotelPlanner website. MCLS staff is not involved in the reservation process. For information on how to access the customized MCLS HotelPlanner website, contact Group Purchasing at or (800) 530-9019.

Stock up on library supplies

MCLS has negotiated discounts with several library supplies and equipment vendors on behalf of our members. These vendors include Brodart, Demco, Ingram, The Library Store, Kapco, Office Depot, Barcodes, Inc., and Vernon Library Supplies. You can find more information on discounts and how to order on each vendor’s page.

Discounts are available for EndNote, the research organizational tool from Clarivate

Ideas are the fuel of research, and moving ideas along from conception to an end product requires organization. EndNote helps in all stages: collaborating with colleagues, assisting with document note-taking, conducting literature reviews, and creating bibliography references. With EndNote, researchers can manage the process more effectively and efficiently.

MCLS offers libraries the option to subscribe to EndNote on an annual basis or make a one-time perpetual access purchase, with multiple user levels available. Contact Group Purchasing at or (800) 530-9019 ext 401 for a quote or more information.

Open Education Network (OEN) Allied Membership opportunity for MCLS members

Looking for ways to enhance open educational resources at your institution? Allied Membership in the Open Education Network (OEN) offers support and guidance for libraries interested in advancing and building open education initiatives on their campuses. OEN operates as a community of learners dedicated to making higher education more affordable, equitable, and accessible.

MCLS member institutions can join the OEN at a highly discounted rate because of the MCLS OEN consortia membership. To learn more, contact MCLS Group Purchasing at or (800) 530-9019 ext 401.

Support your psychology program with the 2022 APA Books® E-Collections

These one-time purchases provide DRM-free, perpetual access to critical psychological research – allowing you to support the needs of educators, researchers, students, and clinicians while helping to minimize institutional and student costs.

Each collection covers a spectrum of behavioral and social science research:

  • Full Collection: 33 titles covering timely topics such as immigration and multiculturalism, supporting LGBTQ+ communities, and resilience and self-care for therapists.
  • Academic Collection: 17 titles spanning critical areas including career assessment, technology and big data, and teacher training and course design.
  • Clinical Collection: 16 titles with clinical psychology, counseling, and psychotherapy applications.

APA has permanently waived recurring access fees for all perpetual access products!

For more information or a quote, contact MCLS Group Purchasing at or 517-939-1382.

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