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MCLS welcomes new board members

In an overwhelming majority vote, our member representatives voted to elect the proposed slate of new and returning board members. The announcement was made at the MCLS 2014 Annual Meeting on October 3 in Battle Creek. The elected slate: Indiana Academic Library Representative – Nancy Kirkpatrick, Marian University Indiana Special Library Representative – Jennifer Helmen, …Read more »

Learn how Michigan and Indiana librarians are engaging and transforming their communities

Please join us for the MCLS Annual Meeting on October 3, 2014 at the McCamly Plaza in Battle Creek, Michigan. Our keynote will be from Maureen Sullivan, former ALA president, presenting on how libraries can engage and transform their community. Following Maureen a panel of regional library leaders will respond to and share how they …Read more »

October Training at MCLS

Register today for the following training opportunities with MCLS in October. MCLS Annual Meeting, October 3 (at the McCamly Plaza, Battle Creek, Michigan) *Deadline to register this Friday Reference Triage for Paraprofessionals, October 6 (online) *Deadline to register this Friday MeLCat Cataloging Workshop, October 7-9 (online) MARC: An Introduction, October 7-9 (online) The MeLCat Overdue …Read more »

Help set the MCLS 2014 Annual Meeting unconference agenda!

The afternoon session of the MCLS 2014 annual meeting, on October 3 in Battle Creek, will be an unconference with topics chosen by you, the membership. The overarching theme will be on the future of Midwest regional libraries and how they can engage and transform their communities. Please submit your idea for a topic at …Read more »

Register today to attend the MCLS Annual Meeting

Hear from colleagues leading transformation and actively participate during our first unconference. Our keynote speaker will be former ALA President Maureen Sullivan. Maureen will be addressing how libraries can engage and transform their community, whether that be their town, county, institution or campus. Following the keynote, a panel of library leaders will respond and present …Read more »

September training at MCLS

Register today for the following workshops that will be hosted by MCLS in September. Assigning Library of Congress Subject Headings, Sept. 3-5, (online) Original Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA, Sept 9-11, (online) Assigning Library of Congress Call Numbers: Basics, Sept 16-18, (online) MeLCat Refresher Training for DCB Libraries, Sept 18, (in Lansing) The MeLCat Overdue …Read more »

Hear from colleagues leading transformation at the MCLS Annual Meeting

Following the keynote from former ALA President Maureen Sullivan, a panel of library leaders from both Indiana and Michigan will discuss how they are engaging and transforming their communities. The panel includes: Emily Bunyan – Director of the Knox County Public Library in Vincennes, Indiana Corey Seeman – Director of the Kresge Business Administration Library …Read more »

Save the date – Join us for our Annual Meeting

Please join your fellow MCLS members and friends for a wrap-up of the past year’s activities, a preview of the plans for the coming year, and thoughtful conversation from all on the future of libraries. When: October 3, 2014, 9:30am-3:30pm Where: McCamly Plaza Hotel in downtown Battle Creek, Michigan Our keynote speaker will be former …Read more »

Deadline to register for the MCLS Open Access program is today!

TODAY is the last day to secure a seat at next week’s MCLS annual meeting, to be held on Friday, October 4, at the Marten House in Indianapolis. If you are unable to attend in person, you can also register to attend online via streaming video but time to register to view online is limited …Read more »

Slate of Nominees for MCLS Board Elections in 2013

The MCLS Board of Directors has accepted the Nominating Committee’s proposed slate of candidates for the four seats whose terms expire at the end of December 2013. Electronic voting to approve the slate of candidates begins on September 16. All Member Representatives should receive an email on September 16 with voting instructions. Votes will be …Read more »

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