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East Lansing Public Library Selects SkyRiver Cataloging

The East Lansing Public Library recently chose to go with Innovative’s cataloging service, SkyRiver. The ELPL had not been using a full-service cataloging utility. Lauren Douglass, Head of the Technology Services for the ELPL, noted delivering materials in a more timely fashion as a key factor. Focusing on putting items in the hands of patrons …Read more »

Deadline to register for the MCLS Open Access program is today!

TODAY is the last day to secure a seat at next week’s MCLS annual meeting, to be held on Friday, October 4, at the Marten House in Indianapolis. If you are unable to attend in person, you can also register to attend online via streaming video but time to register to view online is limited …Read more »

Indiana Community Conversations

MCLS is cordially inviting member Indiana Library Directors, or their designee, to one of  six in-person, 90-minute community conversations this October and November. The meetings are scheduled at libraries throughout the state and will be facilitated by MCLS Executive Director, Randy Dykhuis. MCLS Board members plan to attend. The purpose of these meetings is to …Read more »

New Social Media Workshops Announced

MCLS is happy to announce two brand new social media classes being offered in the coming weeks: Creating a Social Media Policy (online workshop)-October 14 Can my employees talk about my organization on social media: What if someone makes a negative comment on my organizations Facebook page? Creating a social media policy and/or guidelines can …Read more »

MeLCat Users Day 2013

2013 MeLCat Users Day will be held on November 14th at the Best Western Plus in South Lansing. (MeLCat old-timers will remember it from its former incarnations as the Causeway Bay or Holiday Inn South.) We hope you’ll join us! We’ve worked hard to make this year’s MeLCat Users Day much more interactive. We read …Read more »

Slate of Nominees for MCLS Board Elections in 2013

The MCLS Board of Directors has accepted the Nominating Committee’s proposed slate of candidates for the four seats whose terms expire at the end of December 2013. Electronic voting to approve the slate of candidates begins on September 16. All Member Representatives should receive an email on September 16 with voting instructions. Votes will be …Read more »