Under the terms of the investment, MBLC
will receive 10,526,315 IRON tokens, and MBLC
issued 6 million shares of common stock to Robot Cache at a deemed price of USD 0.50 per share in exchange for USD 3 million worth of IRON tokens, valued at a discount to the current market price.
Libraries use LSTA grants from the MBLC
in a variety of ways, including implementing literacy programs that benefit all ages, increasing library access to underserved populations, providing advanced automation services, training staff, and preserving valuable historical documents.
Molly Moss, head of reference at the Forbes Library in Northampton, Mass., and a member of the MBLC
Resource Sharing Committee and the CEC Collection Development Subcommittee, says she was inspired after hearing Jamie LaRue speak at an MLS meeting.
reports that 58 million items were borrowed from public libraries across the state last year, and ebook loans more than tripled.
For instance, the average FBBS in sample countries is 4.689 per 100 inhabitants which is quite low as compared to world average (17.0) and much lower as compared to that of DCs (49.3).10 The average FIS, FTL, INTU and MBLC
in sample countries is 5.678, 6.379, 18.383 and 6.812 per 100 inhabitants, respectively.
Libraries that are not certified by the MBLC
do not receive state aid and are ineligible to apply for federal and state grants.
awarded a statewide electronic database contract to Gale for more than a dozen predominantly full-text databases.
Hall estimates Leicester is about two years away from the top of the MBLC
The relationship is a result of the MBLC
's report, Strategic Plan for the Future of Libraries in Massachusetts, which calls for the provision of value-added services to all libraries that are members of one of six new multitype regional library systems, for the benefit of communities statewide.
"One of the perceptions is that technology is taking the place of libraries," said MBLC
Communications Specialist Celeste Bruno.
Preliminary/Schematic Phase, assistance with the MBLC
Construction Grant application and additional services subject to funding.
WEST BOYLSTON - The Board of Trustees of the Beaman Memorial Public Library has announced that the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC
) in February granted a waiver of the fiscal 2012 "Municipal Appropriation Requirement."