The next issue of the Commonwealth eBook Collections Newsletter is here for your viewing pleasure!

Commonwealth eBook Collections News

Issue: March 15, 2017


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Switching to Axis 360 webinar added…

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Arcadia Publishing Massachusetts history books added…

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Registration open for Indie Author Day 2017…

Bye Bye Beta!

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Copyright petition…

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Share your stories with us…

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.


Upcoming Training

There are 14 upcoming training events in the calendar right now! Just a taste…

Full CEC Training

  • 3/29 webinar
  • 5/16 webinar

Want More?

Request a live session near you!

Other Events

  • 3/28 – Axis 360 Boost Your Circ
  • 3/30 – Making the Switch to Axis 360
  • 4/12 – BiblioBoard Overview

What’s New

Massachusetts History: An Arcadia Publishing & History Press Collection

More than 600 books added from this new module in BiblioBoard available statewide!

Introducing SimplyE (video)

Take a peek at this recently-released video on SimplyE. Massachusetts Library System is a partner in IMLS-funded efforts to create and expand SimplyE. The promise of SimplyE is a single eBook app for all eBook products!

58 new libraries enrolled in Commonwealth eBook Collections during the February enrollment period.


Indie Author Day 2017 Registration is Open.

We received one new submission late in January – I’m Disabled… Now What? by Allan Checkoway of Needham, MA. Thanks!


Bye Bye Beta!  The new Commonwealth eBook Collections brand is unleashed!  Learn more about the release and where you can order your new CEC promotional materials.  Orders are due by March 24!

Action Alerts

Massachusetts Library System has signed onto the petition Library Copyright Reform Statement About eBooks

Celebrate MA Libraries

What are you doing to promote use of Commonwealth eBook Collections at your library? Let us know!