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Discounts from The Wellbeing Lab for MCLS members

MCLS has partnered with The Wellbeing Lab to support libraries in measuring and building wellbeing literacy. This includes learning about six key pillars of wellbeing based in positive psychology, the science of wellbeing, how to monitor and improve those pillars for ourselves, and how to help others do the same. The Wellbeing Lab has extended …Read more »

Notes from Executive Director Scott Garrison – March 2021

Especially in these times, citizens need robust broadband Internet access, as millions have been forced to work, attend school, and connect socially, online. Many libraries, library organizations, and others are doing what they can to help, and there are opportunities to get involved. For decades, many have pointed to a significant digital divide in the …Read more »

The Washington Post via is now available

The Washington Post (TWP) online offers: Real-time access; continuous, ongoing updates on major events; user-interface for optimum browsing and reading News on-demand; multimedia coverage; plus 30+ sections of content, with opportunities for teaching and interacting with students around timely issues News alerts, custom newsletters, access to citable articles, and more tools for quick integration and …Read more »

American Chemical Society announces new resources for community college libraries

Looking to bolster your science education collection cost-effectively? The new ACS Teaching Package, specifically designed for community college users, helps community college libraries achieve that goal by providing affordable access to high-quality scientific journals and eBooks, including the Journal of Chemical Education, Chemical Reviews, and 116 eBooks to guide pedagogy and methodology for teaching science. …Read more »

Infobase offers substantial discount on public library products

MCLS/TLN & Infobase are partnering on an exciting 2021 Partnership Promotion. Five Infobase services are being offered at a 60% discount to MCLS/TLN members: UNLIMITED ACCESS Video on Demand (All Ages); a Just for Kids video service; a video-based Technology Training/Personal-Professional Development service called Infobase Learning Cloud; Ferguson’s Career Guidance; and World News Digest including …Read more »

myLIBRO app helps libraries connect with patrons & students

myLIBRO is an all-in-one library solution to help libraries connect with patrons & students and increase library access, particularly during COVID restrictions. This mobile app solution offers connection to most Integrated Library Systems, allowing patron search/hold/account management; self-check; scheduling for curbside/contactless pick-up & in-library services; reserve & play of audiobooks from Overdrive & other platforms. …Read more »