Mango Languages

Why Mango?
If you are wondering what makes Mango Languages different from other language learning software, check out this fun video on You Tube that gives a quick demo and explanation.

Mango Online Complete:
Mango Complete includes 57 different languages courses, along with 17 ESL courses that teach English in popular native languages.

EZproxy 5.7 release is now available from the OCLC Web site

The EZproxy 5.7 release is now available from the OCLC Web site

OHIONET and TumbleBooks Offer a 30 Day Free Trial

OHIONET Members will receive a discount off list price on the following TumbleBook Products.

TumbleBook Library
TumbleBookCloud Junior

Click on the links below and use the username and password provided to take advantage of a 30 day Free Trial (through July 1, 2013) on each of these products.

Product Descriptions

J.R. Clarke Public Library and Marvin Memorial Public Library Join COOL

On May 15, two more libraries were officially welcomed into the Consortium of Ohio Libraries (COOL).  J.R. Clarke Public Library in Covington and Marvin Memorial Public Library in Shelby were voted in as the newest members to the consortium.  J.R. Clarke plans to migrate to the COOL-CAT later this summer, and Marvin Memorial is planning to migrate in the fall. They will be the tenth and eleventh libraries in consortium.

Registration for Embracing eBooks Is Open

Registration is open for Embracing eBooks, which will be held on July 17 at the Holiday Inn in Worthington. This one-day conference is geared toward providing public service library staff with a well-rounded picture of the current state of eBooks and eReaders in libraries.

Embracing eBooks will feature keynote speaker Sue Polanka, a full day of breakout sessions, and a hands-on lab. Some of the breakout sessions include:

OCLC Best Practices in Virtual Reference Series

OCLC Best Practices in Virtual Reference - Spring/Summer 2013 sessions

Join OCLC for these upcoming webinars in their popular series on Best Practices in Virtual Reference. All webinars are free, and they will be recorded and posted on the QuestionPoint site for future viewing. Each webinar begins at noon Eastern Time and lasts approximately one hour.

Oxford Online: Order Any Title - Get May and June Free!

Order Oxford Online titles this month via OHIONET for the best pricing, and get May and June free!  Our discounts vary by title, but are usually 10% to 20% off.  Browse this descriptive list of Oxford databases.  Academic trials are active now, or you may request custom free trials any time. 

New WorldShare Interlibrary Loan service simplifies library workflows, expands delivery options

The new OCLC WorldShare™ Interlibrary Loan service, designed to simplify workflows and expand fulfillment options beyond traditional interlibrary loan, is now available for use by libraries in the United States.

WorldShare™ Interlibrary Loan will provide an integrated delivery solution with new and expanded features for libraries. The service will combine discovery and delivery of electronic, digital and print materials within a single interface. It will also support evolving workflow changes in libraries, such as the option to purchase needed items rather than borrow them.

4/23 Vendor Demo from Sharpe Online Reference for OHIONET Members

Join us for an exclusive vendor demo for Ohionet members for Sharpe Online Reference.

Comprised of 19 comprehensive resources, United States History and Culture reveals the threads that connect U.S. history.   Offering an interdisciplinary approach, it focuses on the broad range of social, cultural, economic and political issues, people and events that have shaped American history from Colonial times to the present.

COOL Consortium President Elected to Evergreen Oversight Board

Chauncey Montgomery, Director of the Community Library (Sunbury) and COOL Consortium President, has been elected to the Evergreen Oversight Board.

The purpose of the Board is to "promote, support and advance" the development of Evergreen software for libraries and to do the same for its community of users.

Congratulations to Chauncey and to the COOL libraries on this recognition of their work!

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