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MeL Trainer Nicolette Sosulski Wins Award!

Congratulations to Nicolette! Nicolette Warisse Sosulski, business librarian at Portage (Mich.) District Library, has been selected as the 2011 recipient of the Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship — an annual honor administered by the Business Reference & Services Section (BRASS) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) and sponsored by Gale …Read more »

Book Repair and Preservation Series in Indianapolis

Could your library collections benefit from a little TLC? MCLS will be hosting three hands-on workshops which focus on assisting you in maintaining your library’s collection.  All three will be held at our MCLS Indianapolis office, 6202 Morenci Trail, Indianapolis, IN 46268. April 15  – Book Repair: An Introduction will teach you how to perform …Read more »

MCLS Presentations at ILF District Conferences

What if you could offer your patrons access to 7 million books with the click of a mouse? Imagine an easy patron-initiated resource-sharing service with visible shelf status. Other states have done it, and Indiana can too! MCLS Executive Director Randy Dykhuis and other MCLS staff are scheduled to present at four of the Indiana …Read more »

April Issue of MCLS News Available Online

The April 2011 issue of MCLS News is now available online.  See this issue for updated information on MCLS training, staff, group purchasing, and more. For links to back issues of MCLS News and to subscribe or unsubscribe from MCLS News email list, see our MCLS News page.

MCLS Bids Farewell to Larry Baerveldt

Larry Baerveldt, who has worked in MCLS’s PALNI department for 14 years, is leaving MCLS this month to take a new position as System Engineer with ByWater Solutions. Larry has been a tremendous asset to MCLS, and we are sad to see him go.  Larry’s dedication to PALNI’s shared Aleph system, as well as his …Read more »

MCLS Membership Invoices Mailed

MCLS membership renewals for July 2011-June 2012 are in the mail to member libraries this week. For information on membership fees and renewals, please see our MCLS Membership Fees web page. MCLS membership is open to any Indiana or Michigan library. If your library would like to join MCLS , please complete the MCLS Membership Application …Read more »

Barryton and Beulah “Go Live” on Michigan Evergreen

MCLS is pleased to welcome two new libraries to Michigan Evergreen, Barryton Public Library and The Darcy Library of Beulah, who migrated to our shared ILS last week. The Darcy Library of Beulah migrated to Michigan Evergreen on March 17, and Barryton Public Library migrated on March 18.  MCLS, Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL), and …Read more »

SkyRiver Webinar on May. 9

Join us on Monday, May 9, 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) for a free one-hour webinar on SkyRiver cataloging. SkyRiver is a cataloging service for academic libraries and large public libraries. Two librarians who use SkyRiver, Nancy Fleck of Michigan State University and Marianne Abdoo of Bloomfield Township Library, will each discuss their experiences in switching to …Read more »

Indiana & Michigan library staff named 2011 Movers & Shakers

Congratulations to Deb Noggle of Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Eli Neiburger of Ann Arbor District Library, Ann Arbor, Michigan, for being named 2011 Movers & Shakers! MCLS is pleased to hear that library staff from two MCLS member libraries were honored this year by Library Journal. In addition to Deb and …Read more »

Create Your Own Customized Marketing Plan, April 21

Register online now for the MCLS program, “Marketing the Public Library,” to be held at the MCLS Offices in Indianapolis on Thursday, April 21, 2011.  This special, one-time only program features Kathy Dempsey, author of The Accidental Library Marketer, and Jennifer Pearson of OCLC’s “Geek the Library” campaign. The program will begin with Jennifer’s presentation …Read more »

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