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Library of Michigan and MCLS partner with Zepheira Technologies to transform the Michigan eLibrary MeLCat catalog into the Library.Link Network for web publishing

The Library of Michigan and the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS) have partnered with Zepheira Technologies to transform the 16 million bibliographic records in MeLCat, Michigan’s statewide resource sharing system, into linked data. Once complete, the books, CDs, DVDs, and other items in the Michigan libraries using MeLCat will be easily discoverable by web …Read more »

Time is running out to register for 2016 Annual Meeting

The theme of this year’s meeting, on Friday, Nov. 18, will be Innovation in Libraries. Our morning keynote speaker will be Maxine Bleiweis of Maxine Bleiweis and Associates who will present on her experiences with innovation as director of the Westport Public Library in Connecticut. Our afternoon keynote speaker will be Barbara I. Dewey, Dean, …Read more »

MCLS welcomes new board members

By an overwhelming majority vote, our member representatives elected the proposed slate of new and returning board members. The elected slate: Academic Library Representative (Michigan) – Scott Garrison, Ferris Library for Information, Technology and Education, Ferris State University At-Large Library Representative (Indiana) – Bradford Eden, Valparaiso University Public Library Representative (Indiana) – Edra Waterman, Hamilton …Read more »