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Registration Open for “The Future of Indiana Public Libraries”

Online registration for “The Future of Public Libraries Conference” is now available on ILF’s registration website. This conference is co-hosted by ILF’s Indiana Public Library Association and MCLS. Attendees will start the day with the keynote address, “Context & Community: Perceptions of Libraries 2010” by Cathy DeRosa (1 LEU). Following the keynote, facilitators from Hartzell-Mika …Read more »

MCLS Membership Meeting, July 15, 2011

On July 15, 2011, MCLS will host a membership meeting via teleconference for Member Representatives to vote on two issues: (1) revising the Bylaws and (2) approving sale of real property. Attendance and voting at the membership meeting is open to Member Representatives from libraries who have paid their MCLS membership dues no later than …Read more »

EasyBib Library Edition provides visibility for libraries online

There’s still time to take advantage of the special incentive pricing OCLC is offering to MCLS members on EasyBib Library Edition. Building on the popular citation management service, the Library Edition adds features such as library branding, links to the library catalog, locations, hours and more. To take advantage of this offer, five or …Read more »

Bowker group purchase for Indiana libraries ends June 30

Through June 30, 2011, Indiana libraries are invited to join a group purchase of with Reviews. All new subscribers will receive the usual MCLS member discount. The more new libraries that subscribe, the greater the savings will be. Offer is open to first-time subscribers of all K12, public, and academic libraries in Indiana. Learn …Read more »

ProQuest Statistical Datasets: discount for MCLS academic library members

ProQuest Statistical Datasets aggregates hundreds of licensed and public domain datasets and makes that data available from within a single interface. Users can customize the data by selecting subjects and variables of interest, then view the data in side-by-side tables, charts, and even maps. Now through June 30, academic libraries joining the new group subscription …Read more »

June 2011 Issue of MCLS News Available Online

The June 2011 issue of MCLS News is now available online. See this issue for updated information on MCLS Board nominations, the July 15 membership meeting, MCLS special programs and upcoming training, group purchasing offers, Michigan Evergreen, OCLC, SkyRiver, MeL, and more. For links to back issues of MCLS News and to subscribe or unsubscribe …Read more »

Call for Nominations: MCLS Board

Are you interested in serving on the MCLS Board of Directors? The MCLS Nominating & Leadership Development Committee is seeking nominations from the membership for five openings on the MCLS Board of Directors: Academic Library Representative (Indiana) Research Library Representative (Michigan) School Library Representative (Michigan) Special Library Representative (Indiana) At-Large Library Representative (Michigan) Each seat …Read more »

MeL Databases Training in June

Refresh your knowledge or learn new things by taking a MeL Databases online course! We are offering six MeL Databases workshops in June: June 1 Young Adults Part 2 June 9 Career and Business Highlights June 14 Health Resources June 22 Kids June 28 Young Adults Part 1 June 30 Young Adults Part 2 Please …Read more »