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Preserving Family Treasures

Do you have grandma’s wedding gown, a tintype of a great-great uncle during the Civil War or even the family bible from the old country? Family and personal historical collections are a diary of where we come from and what is important to us. Most of these collections are stored in attics, basements or under …Read more »

August Training Highlights

Register today for the following upcoming online workshops offered by MCLS in August: August 7-9 Copy Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA August 7-9 Dewey Decimal Classification August 13 MeL Databases for Kids August 20 MeL Databases for Young Adults Part 1 August 21 MeL Databases for Young Adults Part 2 August 22 MeLCat Help! Finding …Read more »

RDA Cataloging Classes Available Through MCLS

Online RDA cataloging workshops now scheduled! For those interested in just a brief introduction of RDA What Does RDA Mean to You?: July 25, September 10 or November 15 AACR2…Meet RDA: July 26, September 12 or November 22 For a hands-on introduction of how to use the RDA toolkit, we have: Copy Cataloging of Monographs …Read more »

Risk Management & Disaster Recovery-Jeanne Drewes to Lead Program on Disaster Management

LANSING, Michigan (July 15, 2013)-Both natural and human generated disasters regularly plague our libraries. Mitigating damage is an ongoing process of preparation. Explore strategies for success and learn practical hands-on techniques in disaster management with internationally recognized expert Jeanne Drewes for a two,  non-consecutive, day program on September 10, and November 8, 2013. Drewes serves …Read more »

July Training Highlights

Register today for the following upcoming workshops offered by MCLS: July 16 MeL Databases for Young Adults Part 1 July 16 MeLCat Reports July 17 MeL Databases for Young Adults Part 2 July 18 MeLCat Refresher Training for DCB Libraries July 23 RIDES webinar July 24-25 Legal Resources on the Internet July 25 MeL Databases …Read more »

MCLS introduces new RIDES procedures

After months of planning MCLS will now be able to gather a more accurate record of the volume of materials being shipped with RIDES. Direct delivery sites all have barcodes specific to their site to be scanned by the courier every time service is provided, followed by the scanning of the tote bar codes for …Read more »