A blog from the Southern Ontario Library Service

ESL with Mango Languages at Wellington County Library

We’re starting the year off by sharing an article that originally appeared in Hoopla .  Rosie Krul, Palmerston Branch Supervisor at the Wellington County Library, writes about using Mango Languages as an ESL tool, in partnership with Settlement Services.  Mango is one of many popular items in our Provincial E-resources licensing collection. Over the past year, there […]

#FairEbookPrices Campaign Launched

Toronto Public Library launched a public ebook advocacy campaign in collaboration with CLA, CULC, and OLA. Canadian Public Libraries for Fair Ebook Pricing is a coalition to raise public awareness of the high prices and other terms that the multinational publishers impose on public libraries.  Visit fairpricingforlibraries.org to learn about this issue and spread the […]

Take a Sneak Peek at Gale’s new Interfaces

On April 2, Gale Cengage will launch their new interface for Gale Virtual Reference Library, InfoTrac Collections (both included in the SOLS Tier 1 core suite of e-resources) and In Context. These changes also affect the PowerSearch platform. These enhancements are designed to: Increase accessibility for those with visual impairments Improve usability for both desktop […]