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Atkin named incoming Branch DL Director

Branch District Library in Coldwater, MI has announced its selection of MCLS’ Evette Atkin as its new Director. A graduate of Wayne State University’s Library and Information Science program, Evette joined MCLS in 2004 as Network Librarian and Training Consultant. Since then, Evette has taken on many educational and technical roles leading to her current …Read more »

Indiana and Michigan libraries in the news

Did we miss an article about your library? Post a comment and let us know! U-M Medical School to renovate Taubman Health Sciences Library Chelsea District Library opens new Business Resource Center Money Smart Fair at Allen County Public Library Kalkaska Public Library welcomes new Director Chelsea District Library receives grant for artist-in-residence program Indiana …Read more »

Making the Case for Virtual Reference in Tough Times

It’s no secret that libraries everywhere are making difficult choices due to the current economy.  Newer programs, like virtual reference, are often the first to face the chopping block.  Making the case for funding virtual reference might be easier than you think. Susan McGlamery works with libraries on a regular basis as they secure funding …Read more »

Libraries and Information Consumers at Webscale

Join OCLC for this free 3-hour interactive workshop examining the impact of the Web on our rapidly changing information landscape. The quick-fire session will share highlights from OCLC’s research (including Libraries at Webscale and Perceptions of Libraries) on today’s increasingly empowered information consumer and present ideas from technology and business thought leaders. OCLC will explore …Read more »

April Issue of MCLS News Available Online

The April issue of MCLS News is now available online. Take a look for information about our upcoming Black Belt Librarian special program, plus important OCLC billing changes, special offers for online databases, the latest on our new RIDES task force, and more. For links to back issues of MCLS News and to subscribe or …Read more »