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Join MCLS online to learn about “Culturomics”

June 28, 2013-2:00 – 4:00 pm, Eastern (1:00 – 3:00 pm, Central) Join the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS) to watch and discuss the OCLC Americas Member Meeting and Symposium featuring Jean-Baptiste Michel, Visiting Scientist, Harvard University and Erez Lieberman Aiden, Assistant Professor of Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine and of Computer Science …Read more »


The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) presents: DIGITAL DIRECTIONS Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections July 21-23, 2013 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MAKE CONNECTIONS – GAIN CONFIDENCE – GATHER THE INFORMATION you need to create sustainable digital collections. Take advantage of this opportunity to interact with experts in the field and share experiences …Read more »

Michigan Radio interviews Joe Janes and David Votta on the Future of Libraries

Tuesday June 4, Michigan Radio’s Stateside with Cynthia Canty featured an interview with library leader Joe Janes and MCLS Community Engagement Librarian David Votta. The pair spoke to the challenges and opportunities facing libraries and introduced some novel means Midwestern libraries are utilizing to confront their patron’s needs. Listen to the full interview here.

2013 MCLS Board Nominations

Nominations open for MCLS Board of Directors The MCLS Nominating & Leadership Development Committee seeks nominations from the membership for the following openings on the MCLS Board of Directors: Public Library Representative (Indiana) Special Library Representative (Michigan) Academic Library Representative (Michigan) At-Large Library Representative (Indiana) Each seat has a three-year term, beginning January 1, 2014 …Read more »