The December 7 Commonwealth eBook Collections Newsletter is here for your viewing pleasure!

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Commonwealth eBook Collections

Issue: December 7, 2016


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9 upcoming events…
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Faceted search results in BiblioBoard…
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2 new Indiebooks this month!
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Nothing new for now!
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Nothing new for now!
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Thanks MSLA Area Directors…

The Commonwealth eBook Collections program is brought to you by the Massachusetts Library System in partnership with the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and participating libraries and is funded, in part, by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.


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What’s New

Faceted Search Results in BiblioBoard

BiblioBoard now has facets in its search results. Take a peek! Hint: Use the REFINE button.


This month, we welcome two new submissions from MA authors to our Indiebooks collection. They are:

  • L. Michael Hager of Eastham
  • Eleanor DeLorme of Weymouth


No news yet, but that won’t last long! Stay tuned! A new logo and some new goodies are just around the corner…

Action Alerts

Commonwealth eBook Collections Steering Committee has convened a Marketplace Action Task Force. This small group will draft positions on important issues for Steering Committee review by the end of 2016. Stay tuned for updates on the progress on this group and what comes next!

Celebrate MA Libraries

Thanks Massachusetts School Library Association Area Directors! The ADs have been working hard to bring training to schools throughout Massachusetts, and we appreciate their willingness to work with us to bring CEC training to school librarians.

Are you going to ALA Midwinter? Would you like some face time with our vendor partners to share your ideas or learn more about their offerings? Let us know!