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The Chelmsford Library is now on Instagram!

   Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

CPLinstagramTo celebrate National Library Week, April 12 – 18, the Library is launching an Instagram account. You can find us at https://instagram.com/chelmsfordlibraryma/

Instagram is great for sharing quick photos, so we wanted to show off "24 hours in the library," with one photo every hour. (Since, unfortunately, we're not open 'round the clock, those 24 hours will be spread over the entire week.) We're going to be capturing slices of life in the library, our collections, our patrons - and maybe you!

Here's a sample of some photos so far:

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Check us out at https://instagram.com/chelmsfordlibraryma/, follow us, share our photos, and comment to let us know what you think. And, be sure to tag your own photos #chelmsfordma so we can follow you too!

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Free ProQuest Access for National Library Week

   Thursday, April 8th, 2010 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

National Library WeekThe library subscribes to many online resources to help with research. However, for National Library Week, April 12-18, 2010, you'll be able to access even more - ProQuest is providing free access to some of their most popular databases, including:

  • CultureGramsTM explore the world's cultures with local experts that document the history, customs, government, and daily life in multimedia reports on over 200 countries
  • eLibrary® this easy to use resource brings together content about in-demand subjects from millions of multimedia-rich, global resources
  • ProQuest® African American Heritage brings together records critical to African American family history research and connects users to a community of research experts
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ - Black Newspapers experience history firsthand via continuous runs of the following full-image titles: The Baltimore Afro-American, Chicago Defender, Los Angeles Sentinel, and New York Amsterdam News

Visit http://www.proquest.com/go/celebrate to access these resources and more, during National Library Week. No username or password needed.

If you have questions about these databases, or any online resources offered by the Chelmsford Library, please ask at the Reference Desk, email askus@mvlc.org or call 978-256-5521 x211.

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