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Wayne State SLIS Assistant Professor part of team awarded a $1.8 million grant

Wayne State University School of Library and Information Science Assistant Professor Deborah Charbonneau is part of a team recently awarded a $1.8 million grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to improve access to cancer survivor resources. The research team, led by Dr. Hayley Thompson at the Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne …Read more »

Library love is in the air

February is all about library love—it’s Library Lovers’ Month, and Valentine’s Day. Kokomo-Howard County Public Library The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library in Kokomo, IN is asking their patrons to go on a “Blind Date with a Book” for Valentine’s Day for their chance to win a gift certificate to a local restaurant. Teens and adults …Read more »

Libraries need media relations in good times and bad

Do you feel like hiding in your office with the lights out when you see the TV news van pull into your library parking lot? Talking to reporters and appearing on camera can be very uncomfortable for many librarians. However, in good times and in bad, creating good relations with the media is important. The …Read more »

MCLS workshops for January

Register today for the following online workshops offered by MCLS in January. AACR2 meet RDA – Jan 13 (1:30-3:30pm) (NOTE: Deadline to register is noon Friday, January 9) The MeLCat visiting patron service – Jan 15 (10-11am) (FULL – waiting list available) MARC: An introduction – Jan 20-22 (9-11am) Reference triage for paraprofessionals – Jan …Read more »