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Engaging with you–our community–in 2023

As MCLS prepares to embark on a strategic planning process in 2023, we will engage with the library community in Indiana and Michigan through a series of Community Conversations and one-on-one interviews. These Community Conversations are based on engagement tools from The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation and are designed to take between 90 minutes …Read more »


EndNote 20 discount from Clarivate

Today’s research is characterized by the need for collaboration, better predictions for research outcomes, process efficiency, and changes in research ecosystems; that’s why ProQuest developed EndNote™, which not only supports students, faculty, and staff at all stages of research and writing, but also streamlines systematic reviews, encourages collaboration, allows multitasking, and increases both efficiency and …Read more »


eBook offer from the American Psychological Association

MCLS is partnering with the American Psychological Association to offer Michigan members special eBook pricing through December 2022. Interested Indiana libraries should contact MCLS Group Purchasing for options. The 2023 APA Books® E-Collections are now available. These one-time purchase collections provide DRM-free, perpetual access to critical psychological research. APA Books® E-Collections are available for 2001-2023 …Read more »


Notes from Executive Director Scott Garrison – Nov 2022

Each fall, MCLS takes stock of the past year’s accomplishments and also focuses on the year ahead. This month, I’ll cover some strides we’ve made, share some highlights from the MCLS Board of Directors’ recent annual retreat, and preview our 2022 MCLS Annual Meeting on Nov. 29. First and foremost, we aim to deliver on our …Read more »


eBook subscription offers from ProQuest

The Sustainability eBook Subscription is the first comprehensive sustainability eBook subscription designed to embed discipline-relevant aspects of education for sustainable development into every degree program. Mapped to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it enables students and researchers to explore global issues from multiple avenues. The curated subscription includes 7,000 titles spanning 400+ publishers. …Read more »


ConsortiaManager Corner – Nov 2022

With the transition to ConsortiaManager, MCLS is now able to provide product quotes to libraries via the system. While libraries can continue requesting quotes either through the MCLS vendor web page or by sending an email to services@mcls.org, they also have the option of requesting quotes through the CM system. To make a quote request in CM, click …Read more »


Complete Chicago Package deal from University of Chicago Press

Subscribe to the Complete Chicago Package (CCP) and save on the comprehensive collection of journals from the University of Chicago Press. The CCP is designed to meet the content needs of your institution by providing electronic access to more than 90 titles from a wide range of disciplines. CCP is adding three journals to its …Read more »


TALK: Text and Learn webinar for Indiana public libraries

TALK: Text and Learn for Kindergarten sends fun activities parents/caregivers can do with their babies and preschoolers to make any time learning time. Developed by librarians and based on the Every Child Ready to Read program that encourages caregivers to read, write, sing, talk, and play with their little ones everyday, TALK activities are designed …Read more »


Welcome to our newly elected Board members!

By an overwhelming majority vote, our member representatives elected the proposed slate of Board members to serve from January 2023 to December 2025. The elected slate includes: Academic Library Representative (Michigan): Annie Belanger, Dean of University Libraries, Grand Valley State University (incumbent) Special Library Representative (Michigan): Lauren McMullan, Director, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Library At-Large Library …Read more »


Building sale vote passed

MCLS is thrilled to announce that the membership vote to move forward on selling the building at 1407 Rensen St. in Lansing has PASSED with 197 YES votes to 4 NO votes. Thank you for your support! With this first step complete, we would next like your input on what MCLS should do with proceeds once …Read more »


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