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POWER Library Portal Maintenance Notice On Friday, June 22, beginning at 11 PM, the POWER Library Portal (powerlibrary.org) will be unavailable due to system maintenance.  The Portal is expected to be available again by 6 AM on Saturday, June 23.  We apologize in advance for any...

  Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Monday, June 11, 2018 Earlier this month, I sent you an email explaining that state law requires the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL)...

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Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Wednesday, May 23, 2018   Earlier this month, I sent you an email explaining that state law requires the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL)...

  Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller, Deputy Secretary & Commissioner for Libraries Tuesday, May 1, 2018   POWER Library E-Resource Competitive Bidding State law requires the Office of Commonwealth Libraries to conduct...

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HSLC is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2018 POWER Library Users Conference.  There will be new topics and opportunities to learn and share with your peers.  Sessions are planned on Scan PA, SAS Standards, Tips on using the Access PA ILL System (SHAREit),...

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Reading the Access PA News?  If not*, you may have missed this: Current Statistics (2017 – current) are available for POWER Library e-resources using a newly-developed interface. A video tutorial is available to get you started with the new statistics interface. Archive...

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  Your library’s new e-resource links are now available.  For more information and to obtain the links for your library, please see Frequently Asked Questions Regarding E-Resource Access Changes and Enhancements for POWER Library.   We encourage all public libraries...

TrueFLIX

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries is adding TrueFLIX to the roster of e-resources available in POWER Library! Access to Scholastic’s TrueFLIX will officially begin on July 1. However, a two-month preview is currently available for library staff to preview TrueFLIX content...

Pennsylvania eBook Consortium

A webinar about the PA eBook Consortium will be held on May 10, 2017 3:00 PM EDT. If you are considering joining the consortium and have any questions, this is a good opportunity for you to get complete details. The webinar will be archived and made available to everyone who cannot...

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  There will be some new sessions (Noodle Tools!) and new presenters but we are looking for your input to help us prioritize which POWER Library topics and e-resources should be featured during the 2017 POWER Library Users Conference sessions. Take the Survey! Thank  you, HSLC...