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  • Course Code: SOLS-ML-1


    Wi-fi hotspot lending is becoming increasingly popular in public libraries.  Wi-fi hotspots allow library cardholders to check-out a device that allows them to connect to the internet with their personal digital devices from anywhere at any time.  This short online video tutorial provides an overview of wi-fi hotspot lending programs in Ontario public libraries and provides links to further information for those looking to learn more about implementing a hotspot lending program in their library.

  • Course Code: SOLS-ML-2


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    Public libraries are offering new and innovative Makerspace ideas every day.  This on-demand tutorial provides an introduction to public library makerspaces, examples of library makerspaces in Canadian libraries, an overview of some of the equipment available in library makerspaces and basic information about the range of costs involved in setting up a library makerspace.  The tutorial also includes links to other resources for those looking to learn more about implementing a makerspace in their library.


  • Course Code: SOLS-ML-3

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    In this online tutorial, students will learn the basic components of a MARC record.  After completing this tutorial, students will be able to: recognize MARC terminology, identify the main components of a MARC records, find a Dewey call number and LC subject heading(s) and select the best record for an item when copy cataloguing.   

    Estimated time to complete this module: 30 minutes