This is an amazing article by Massachusetts School Librarian Tricia London about how she’s using Bibliolabs Creator (part of the Commonwealth eBook Collections) to curate a Biblioboard collection of primary sources. Here’s the article.
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- Commonwealth eBook Collections moves past Beta Phase
- New Commonwealth eBook Collections Materials Ready to Order!
- Love Letters for the Library!
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