Databases

Click on the following for:
Geo-Location Set-Up / Vendor Contacts & Statistics
Database Training Resources / Powerpack Registration
Gale AccessMyLibrary Apps


If you need immediate assistant please contact the MLS or MBLC:

MLS – 1-866-627-7228 (toll-free in MA)
Rick Levine – rlevine@masslibsystem.org
Scott Kehoe – scott@masslibsystem.org
Diana Davis – ddavis@masslibsystem.org

MBLC – 1-800-952-7403 (toll-free in MA)
Marlene Heroux – marlene.heroux@state.ma.us

MBLC LibGuide: Troubleshooting Statewide Database Access Issues
http://guides.mblc.state.ma.us/statewide-database-help/vendor-contacts


Quick access to InfoTrac, Boston Globe, and the Virtual Catalog
via the Massachusetts Libraries website:
http://libraries.state.ma.us/catalog


For Massachusetts Libraries: state-wide databases via Geo-Location

MLS member libraries can create direct links to the individual databases titles:
Gale InfoTrac; ProQuest Massachusetts Newsstand; Newsbank.
Links are generated with your Gale Location ID found here:
http://mblc.state.ma.us/grants/licenses/links/index.php

Step-by-step instructions are available with this handout HERE. [PDF]

An overview of geo-location access for Mass. Libraries:
You Can Get There From Here: Accessing the Statewide Databases [PDF]

If you need assistantance in obtaining your Gale Location ID, please contact:
Rick Levine or Scott Kehoe at the MLS, or Marlene Heroux, at the MBLC.


 MBLC / MLS Database Vendor Contacts & Statistics

MBLC Vendor Contact website:
http://mblc.state.ma.us/grants/licenses/help/index.php 

MBLC Vendor Statistics website:
http://mblc.state.ma.us/grants/licenses/statistics.php

Encylopædia Britannica
Technical Support Submission Form
1-800-621-3900 x7160
edsupport@eb.com

Gale Cengage
Massachusetts Gale support portal at: http://access.gale.com/mblc/
gale.technicalsupport@cengage.com
1-800-877-4253 – Option 4
http://support.gale.com

NewsBank (For libraries using the Regional Newspaper Access Grant Program)
custserv@newsbank.com
1-800-243-7694

OCLC WorldCat via FirstSearch (For Users of the MLS ILL Center)
support@oclc.org
1-800-848-5800

Boston Globe from ProQuest
tsupport@il.proquest.com
1-800-889-3358


Gale InfoTrac Powerpack Registration Form

If you would like to have Powerpacks available for your library, please fill out the online registration form here: http://access.gale.com/mblc/ppacks.html


Gale AccessMyLibrary Apps
http://www.gale.cengage.com/apps/ 

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There is now one Access My Library app for all types of libraries. You no longer need to download separate apps for different library types. The app is currently available only for iOS and Android devices.

Apple iOS
iPhone / iPad/ iPod Touch
click here: iTunes App Store

Google Android
Droid / Galaxy / GalaxyTab / Nexus
click here: Google Play Store

For Gale Technical Support regarding this app: E-mail  / 1-800-877-4253

 

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