A blog from the Southern Ontario Library Service

#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 […]