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MCLS launches new Training & Events registration system

Starting June 1, 2021, MCLS will be moving to a new training, workshops, and events registration system, Corsizio. We believe you will find the system to be user-friendly and that it will continue to provide all the benefits of our current system. Since it will look a little different, we wanted to take a few …Read more »

Annual Spring eResources Meeting scheduled

Join us for the MCLS 2021 Spring eResources Meeting scheduled for Friday, April 23, 9am-3pm Eastern (8am-2pm Central). We’ll meet online again this year and hear from SAGE and Wiley representatives regarding the upcoming 2022 multiyear group renewals for SAGE Premier and Wiley eJournals. Other presenters include representatives from Kanopy and EBSCO. Group Purchasing Manager …Read more »

2020 MCLS Annual Meeting is Scheduled for November 20

Mark your calendars for the MCLS Annual Membership Meeting to take place from 10-11am Eastern (9-10am Central) on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. This year’s membership meeting will take place online using Zoom, and will feature reports from MCLS President Paul Gallagher, Executive Director Scott Garrison, and Treasurer (and Audit Committee Chair) Arlene Weismantel. There is …Read more »

MCLS hosted Spring 2020 eResources Meeting virtually

Normally a face-to-face event, the MCLS 2020 Spring eResources Meeting went virtual this year. Academic librarians gathered via Zoom on Friday, April 17 for the annual meeting to review upcoming multi-year eResource renewals. The day-long event featured morning presentations by Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science) and SpringerNature (SpringerLink), where renewal details and product updates were …Read more »

Job Opportunity: Administrative Assistant and Receptionist

MCLS is seeking an energetic, highly motivated individual to join our staff as an Administrative Assistant and Receptionist. Duties for this position include (but are not limited to): • Maintain and support operations throughout the MCLS main office in Lansing, MI • Ensure that the building is accessible during office hours • Answer phones, process …Read more »

MCLS awarded Indiana LSTA grant for digital literacy

MCLS is excited and pleased to have been chosen as a recipient of a 2019 Indiana LSTA grant in the amount of $7,990 to support the development of digital skills and literacies of Indiana library staff. The grant project includes equipment for a mobile Chromebook Lab and five workshops that will be delivered throughout Indiana …Read more »

Call for Nominations to Serve on the MCLS Board of Directors

The MCLS Nominating Committee seeks nominations from the membership for the following openings on the MCLS Board of Directors: At-Large Library Representative (Indiana) Public Library Representative (Indiana) Academic Library Representative (Michigan) Special Library Representative (Michigan) Please note that incumbent Board Representatives in the four positions are eligible to run for another three-year term. Each seat …Read more »

Executive Director Search Update

After a thorough process, which included a nationwide search, two rounds of interviews, and feedback from staff and members, the MCLS Board of Directors was not able to successfully fill the Executive Director position. “Naturally, we are disappointed with the outcome of this search,” said Eva Davis, MCLS Board President. “We remain committed to recruiting …Read more »

Nancy Kirkpatrick, Associate Director at MCLS, announces new position

Nancy Kirkpatrick, Associate Director at MCLS, has announced that she will be the next Executive Director of OhioNET in Columbus, Ohio. She begins her new job on January 3, 2019. “MCLS has been a great experience for me. I value the friends and colleagues that I have come to know during the last four years, …Read more »

2018 Membership Ballot: Slate of Nominees

The MCLS Board of Directors has accepted the Nominating Committee’s proposed slate of candidates for the five seats whose terms expire at the end of December 2018. Electronic voting to approve the slate of candidates begins on September 17. All Member Representatives should receive an email on September 17 with voting instructions. Votes will be …Read more »

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