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Interview with retiring Michigan State Librarian, Nancy Robertson

Q: Can you tell us about a favorite moment working at the Library of Michigan? A: Actually, it came in fall of 2003 when we had the grand opening of the Martha W. Griffiths Michigan Rare Book Room. It was a lot of work but it was very special to be so involved with the …Read more »

April Training Opportunities at MCLS

Register today for the following upcoming training opportunities with MCLS! March 28 OCLC Print Management Symposium Viewing Party @ MCLS (free with lunch include) April 1 AACR2…Meet RDA (online) April 1-3 Classification Web (online) April 9-11 Original Cataloging of Videos & DVDs Using RDA (online) April 10 Securing Your Library in Troubling Times (Lansing, Online …Read more »

Wikipedia for Archivists – Society of Indiana Archivists 2014 Pre-Conference Workshop

“Wikipedia for Archivists” Society of Indiana Archivists 2014 Pre-Conference Workshop When: Friday, April 4, 2014 Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Where: Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, Indiana Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members Workshop awarded 3 Technology LEUs, and awarded 2 ARC, Section B. 3.d. (archival recertification credits from the Academy of Certified Archivists.) The Society …Read more »

I Love My Librarian award winner Molly Ledermann interview

 -Washtenaw Community College Librarian, and 2013 “I Love My Librarian” award winner Molly Ledermann talks with MCLS about her career and the profession. Q: How did you decide to become a librarian? A: While finishing up my undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature and German Literature, I contemplated pursuing a Master’s degree in either field. I …Read more »

Michigan Virtual Reference Conference – Registration Open!

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Research Help Now Virtual Reference Cooperative April 25, 2014, 9am-4pm Eastern Michigan University Library Ypsilanti, Michigan The Michigan Virtual Reference Conference is a one-time, one-day conference exploring all aspects of virtual reference services in libraries. The conference is being held in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Michigan …Read more »

SWETS Decision Support in Medicine

Are you a small hospital library with a tight budget that is interested in offering your physicians quick access to top medical content? SWETS Decision Support in Medicine is an affordable point-of-care resource designed especially for you. Read more

Register today for the Regional Print Management Symposium Viewing Party March 28

Are you unable to attend “Regional Print Management: Right-Scaling Solutions Symposium” on March 27-28, 2014, (hosted by OCLC Research, the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) & the Ohio State University Libraries) but are still interested in learning more about this topic? Join colleagues for an in-person, live-steam viewing party during the final day of the …Read more »

Join the group purchase to BrowZine and take advantage of the discounted price

BrowZine is a tablet-based application that works with library database subscriptions to recombine articles back into complete journals, then arranges them on a subject-based newsstand. The result is a new way for people to find journals, easily read articles, and follow titles of interest. Read more >> “Our doctors and medical staff love the ease …Read more »

ALICE Training to be featured at April 10, 2014 Library Security Program

So what is ALICE training? ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evaluate. Training provides you with instructions on all ALICE components as well as resources on how to implement and maintain ALICE in your organization. The morning session of Securing Your Library in Troubling Times on April 10, 2014, will provide you with ALICE …Read more »

Public Libraries: Help patrons write GOOD resumes

Looking for a good, affordable program to help your patrons write resumes? MCLS would like to offer you a group purchase discount to Cypress Resume. Discounts up to 50% off will be awarded for a group of 10 or more libraries. Free 30-day trials are available. Contact for a trial password.

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