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December Issue of MCLS News Available Online

The December 2010 issue of MCLS News is now available online.  See this issue for the latest news on the MCLS board, MCLS training, group discounts on databases, Michigan Evergreen, RIDES, and more. Visit our MCLS News web page to read back issues of MCLS News. Click here to subscribe or unsubscribe to receive MCLS …Read more »

IMLS Awards Top Honors to Michigan and Indiana Recipients

Congratulations to two Michigan libraries, Peter White Public Library (Marquette) and West Bloomfield Township Library, and to Indiana museum, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, on their IMLS awards of the 2010 National Medal for Museum and Library Service! Read more here.

New Workshop Lineup for MeL Databases Webinars in 2011

Michigan’s MeL Databases program has been adding resources since its very beginning in 1997 and now includes over 40 databases and numerous important features. MCLS provides training and support for MeL Databases. In order to devote sufficient time to each database and feature, we are announcing a new class lineup.  In addition to moving the …Read more »

MCLS Catalog Available

Confused about all of the services offered by MCLS? We will be happy to mail you a copy of our print catalog! Please email Diana Mitchell or call her at 1-800-530-9019 ext. 112 to request a free catalog. Or, if you have questions about any of our MCLS services, please feel free to contact our …Read more »

MCLS Board Elects Officers for 2011 at Annual Board Retreat

On November 18-19, 2010, members of the current 2010 MCLS Interim Board and the incoming 2011 MCLS Board met at Das Essenhaus in Middlebury, Indiana, for a board retreat.  During the two-day strategic planning session, board members discussed the future direction of MCLS to benefit libraries in Indiana and Michigan, as well as planning the …Read more »

SkyRiver Becomes Exchange Partner for LC’s Program for Cooperative Cataloging

SkyRiver is now an active NACO node within the Library of Congress Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC). John Riemers, PCC Chair, issued this announcement on November 16, 2010: “The PCC welcomes a new NACO Node member, SkyRiver Technology Solutions. Name authority records contributed through SkyRiver will carry the prefix “ns”. The Library of Congress has …Read more »

Dec. 2 & 6 Wilson Webinars for Michigan Libraries

Over the summer of 2010, OmniFile Full Text Select replaced WilsonSelectPlus on MeL for Michigan residents.  Although the content is the same, MeL now has the WilsonWeb interface which includes some interesting and useful new ways to search. H.W. Wilson is offering two free online training sessions covering OmniFile Full Text Select and the WilsonWeb …Read more »

MCLS Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

The MCLS Offices in Indianapolis and Lansing will be closed for Thanksgiving on November 25-28, 2010.  We will reopen on Monday, November 29, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern.

MCLS Issues RFQ for Database Group Subscriptions

MCLS is issuing a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for Selected Web-based Databases to license specific data content for member libraries in Michigan and Indiana.  MCLS will be the negotiating and contracting agency on behalf of the participating libraries and is the point of contact for this RFQ.  Database vendors should contact Diana Mitchell for a …Read more »

SkyRiver Client Extends RDA Test Support

SkyRiver (one of the vendors whose products are available to MCLS members) issued the following press release this week regarding compatibility with RDA. Emeryville, CA—SkyRiver today announced the release of new client software that extends SkyRiver’s RDA involvement beyond access to RDA test data. The cataloging client update, available this week, includes a link to …Read more »

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