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January – June 2015 training calendar dates announced

Watch your mailboxes for the January – June 2015 MCLS training calendar. If you can’t wait for the print version to arrive, check out our online training and events list. Highlights of this term’s calendar include new classes “Rare books cataloging: An introduction“, “RDA for non-catalogers: What do I need to know?“, “HR essentials for …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 »

The new Michigan eLibrary (MeL) expands service

A partnership between Innovative (iii) and EBSCO Discovery Service facilitated the harvesting of metadata from MeL’s digital collections and integrated that information with full-text articles and eBooks. Read more about this project and the new services available through MeL in Innovative’s press release, “The Michigan eLibrary (MeL) Expands Visionary Service with Innovative and EBSCO Information …Read more »

July – December Training Calendar Now Available

The July – December 2014 Training Calendar is now available online! Check out the latest offerings from the MCLS training department including the following two new workshops “Finding Classical Music: A Reference Primer” & “Government Documents: Michigan & Federal.” For more information and to register for any of these classes, go to:

June Workshops with MCLS

Register today for the following workshops offered by MCLS soon! June 10 MeLCat Refresher Training for DCB Libraries (in Lansing) June 10-12 Copy Cataloging of Digital Resources Using RDA (online) June 12 MeLCat Reports (online) June 17 MeL Databases for Kids (online) June 17-19 Original Cataloging of Archives Using RDA (online) June 24 MeL Databases …Read more »

May Workshops at MCLS

Register today for the following upcoming training opportunities with MCLS! May 6 MeL Databases Job & Career Highlights (online) (Deadline to Register is today!!) May 13 Everything You Need to Be Doing as a DCB MeLCat Library (online) May 13-15 Original Cataloging of Digital Resources Using RDA (online) May 15 MeL Databases Demographic Resources (online) …Read more »

April Training Opportunities at MCLS

Register today for the following upcoming training opportunities with MCLS! March 28 OCLC Print Management Symposium Viewing Party @ MCLS (free with lunch include) April 1 AACR2…Meet RDA (online) April 1-3 Classification Web (online) April 9-11 Original Cataloging of Videos & DVDs Using RDA (online) April 10 Securing Your Library in Troubling Times (Lansing, Online …Read more »

New Workshop Showcase – Creating Makerspaces in Your Library

Learn what goes into programs such as Bike Tech, 3D Printing, Raspberry Pi Programming, Arduino Robotics, and much, much more. No makerspace experience necessary, all are welcome! Get on the fast track to making in your library! This class will be online for two – two hour sessions over two non-consecutive days (February 24 and …Read more »

February MCLS Training Opportunities

February may be the shortest month of the year but it is also one of our busiest training months too! Register today for the following workshops offered by MCLS next month: Feb 4-6 Copy Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA (online) (Deadline to register is today!) Feb 6 Everything You Need to be doing as a …Read more »

MCLS January Workshops

It may be cold outside but that doesn’t mean you have to give up your new year resolution to take more workshops. Register today for the following workshops offered by MCLS in January that you can take in the comfort of your office: January 10 Writing for the Web for Library Websites January 14 MeLCat …Read more »

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