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MCLS adds HotelPlanner to member discount opportunities

Discounts on hotel bookings are now available to MCLS members through HotelPlanner. Members can save up to 65% or more off room rates at over 900,000 lodging options worldwide. The custom booking site has special deals by many supplier channels to bring the best rates from thousands of hotels and other accommodations worldwide. Whether you …Read more »


Stock up on library supplies

MCLS has negotiated discounts with several library supplies and equipment vendors on behalf of our members. These vendors include Brodart, Demco, Ingram, The Library Store, Kapco, Office Depot, Barcodes, Inc., and Vernon Library Supplies. You can find more information on discounts and how to order on each vendor’s page.


Discounts are available for EndNote, the research organizational tool from Clarivate

Ideas are the fuel of research, and moving ideas along from conception to an end product requires organization. EndNote helps in all stages: collaborating with colleagues, assisting with document note-taking, conducting literature reviews, and creating bibliography references. With EndNote, researchers can manage the process more effectively and efficiently. MCLS offers libraries the option to subscribe …Read more »


Open Education Network (OEN) Allied Membership opportunity for MCLS members

Looking for ways to enhance open educational resources at your institution? Allied Membership in the Open Education Network (OEN) offers support and guidance for libraries interested in advancing and building open education initiatives on their campuses. OEN operates as a community of learners dedicated to making higher education more affordable, equitable, and accessible. MCLS member …Read more »


Support your psychology program with the 2022 APA Books® E-Collections

These one-time purchases provide DRM-free, perpetual access to critical psychological research – allowing you to support the needs of educators, researchers, students, and clinicians while helping to minimize institutional and student costs. Each collection covers a spectrum of behavioral and social science research: Full Collection: 33 titles covering timely topics such as immigration and multiculturalism, …Read more »


Improve full-text linking from any point of discovery with LibKey

The experience of getting to full text is often one involving confusing menus, clicking through different pages, and sometimes arriving at broken links. For users, this results in incomplete research, frustration, and wasted time. For libraries, it means dealing with technical support issues and responding to unnecessary ILL requests. There ought to be a better …Read more »


Join Overdrive for Michigan Academics (OMiA) and enhance your audio and eBook collection

Four MCLS member libraries came together in 2021 to form Overdrive for Michigan Academics (OMiA). As stated in the group Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), “collaboration, transparency, responsibility, trust and inclusiveness represent the shared values of OMiA.” Founding members are Alpena Community College, Glen Oaks Community College, Grand Valley State University, and Kirtland Community College. Each …Read more »


Discover Stories in the Cloud, a custom Dial-a-Story service for libraries

Looking for alternate ways to engage users with stories and other enjoyable content? Consider Stories in the Cloud. Using innovative technology, Stories in the Cloud provides libraries with a custom, private label Dial-A-Story service. Libraries receive a dedicated local number users call to hear children’s stories, jokes and riddles, music and songs, full-length titles as …Read more »


Improve full text linking from any point of discovery with LibKey

The experience of getting to full text is often one of confusing menus, clicking through different pages, and sometimes arriving at broken links. For users, this results in incomplete research, frustration, and wasted time. For libraries, it means dealing with technical support issues and responding to unnecessary ILL requests. There ought to be a better …Read more »


Ingram Library Services offers MCLS members (academic & public) special discounts

For more than 50 years, Ingram Content Group has provided libraries with pricing discounts on print purchases, media resources, and library binding services. MCLS academic and public library members in both Indiana and Michigan are eligible for further savings through special consortia discounts. Examples include a 42-44% savings on trade hardcover purchases and 38-42% for …Read more »


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