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Explore affordable ILSs with Meescan integration

Integrated library systems (ILSs), also known as learning management systems (LMSs), serve as the backbone of libraries, managing everything from cataloguing to circulation. ILSs streamline borrowing decisions and other processes by combining multiple functionalities into a cohesive platform. This allows … Read More

MLA Platinum Awards

Meescan receives Platinum in 2024 Modern Library Awards from LibraryWorks

Two times in a row: Meescan wins MLA Platinum! Meescan is ecstatic to share that we have received a platinum award from LibraryWorks! The Modern Library Awards (MLA) are awarded to the top products and services in the industry, according … Read More

Library fun facts: the history of the Vancouver Public Library

The Vancouver Public Library is already an eye-catching building, a coliseum that stands out amongst the 20th-century Edwardian and 21st-century modernist style architecture. While the building is still young, the history behind the organization is rich and long. The timeline … Read More

A history of bookmobiles in Canada

When bookmobiles made their Canadian debut in the 1930s, they were made from converted trucks and busses and ran off an honour system. With the expectation that when the bookmobile returned, you’d bring the book back to exchange for a … Read More

Get more out of your kiosk

At Meescan, our goal is to help our customers succeed. Success looks a little different at every library, depending on your workflow, patron base, and overall needs. When it comes to self-checkout, more patrons using Meescan means your team has … Read More

The Best Book and Library Themed Playlist: Our Staff Picks

With several avid readers on our team, we’re constantly scouring the literary world for captivating tales that transport us to new and exciting realms. Whether we’re immersing ourselves in classics or discovering fresh, up-and-coming authors, we take pride in sharing … Read More

Meescan team tries snow tubing at Cypress

Keeping things simple and building positive relationships is part of our DNA at Meescan, and our group bonding activities are no exception. This snowy winter, we took advantage of the snow on the mountains and headed to Cypress where we … Read More

We believe in features, not fees

Here at Meescan, we believe in features, not fees. Now…what does this mean? When your library has a Meescan license, you have access to our range of features and configurations. These solutions are available to your library at no extra … Read More

Meescan wins platinum recognition in 2023 Modern Library Awards

Kicking off 2023 with platinum! Meescan is pleased to announce that we have received a platinum award in the ninth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs) held by LibraryWorks!  The Modern Library Awards are awarded to the top products and services … Read More

Returning to library conferences in person

A year full of conferences    Meescan’s had a phenomenal year back at in-person and virtual conferences!  It was great to see familiar faces, meet new librarians and exhibitors, and return to conferences in such an exciting fashion. We had … Read More