New Digital Resources Available Now!

We are excited to announce several new offerings to Meridian Library District's online resources this autumn. Access is easy! Grab your library card number and get started exploring our new digital offerings! 

Mango Languages

Mango Languages offers language learning for more than 70 world languages, English Courses in over 20 source languages, as well as courses in 10 Endangered and Indigenous languages. Enhance communication skills with Specialty Courses that cover a range of culturally relevant topics. Specialty courses include:

  • Spanish for Librarians
  • Business Mandarin
  • Soccer Celebration in Portuguese (Brazilian)
  • Wine and Cheese in French
  • Oktoberfest in German
  • and much more!

Users can access Mango Languages online or by downloading the app for Android or iOS. Set up five additional learner profiles to view and track progress with Family Profiles. Start your language learning journey today!

Gale Presents: Udemy

Gale Presents: Udemy is an online learning platform for adults who want to improve work-related skills or further develop a personal interest. From Game Design and Building Websites to Health Masterclass and Photography for Beginners, users can search through thousands of continuously updated, on-demand video courses across 75 categories in business, technology, design, and more. The International Collection includes on-demand video courses in 13 languages, taught by native speaking instructors in languages such as Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, Italian, and more. Whether you are looking to upskill for work or want to develop a new hobby, Udemy has something for everyone.

Access World News

Our NewsBank access recently got an upgrade to Access World News. Stay informed on local, national, and international topics. Explore people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues, and more. Access World News features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from around the world to around the corner, including local content such as the Idaho Statesman, Idaho Press Tribune, and much more!

Hispanic Life in America

Powered by NewsBank, Hispanic Life in America provides comprehensive coverage of the Hispanic American experience as recorded by news media, from the early 18th century to today. Explore more than 17,000 publications, including 700 Spanish-language newspapers and periodicals to gain a deeper understanding of Hispanic heritage, history, culture, and daily life. Hispanic Life in America is updated daily with new material. Remote access is available 24/7 with your library card.

The Great Courses on Kanopy

Discover The Great Courses on Kanopy! Crafted with life-long learners in mind, find courses that range from history, hobbies, humanities and sciences, lifestyle, skill building, and more. Click on the link above to browse your next learning adventure today!