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MCLS joins Project ReShare

Project ReShare is pleased to announce The Alberta Library (TAL), a multi-type library consortium based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS), a multi-type consortium serving over 650 member libraries in Indiana and Michigan, as the first two consortial participants in its new Founding Consortial Partner Program. Both consortia have …Read more »

Meet the MCLS trainers: Lisa Robinson

MCLS’s newest instructor, Lisa Robinson, is the Head of Metadata Management at Michigan State University Libraries, the unit in charge of authority control. Previously, she was the head of the original cataloging unit and an AV/electronic resources cataloger. She is also a BIBCO & NACO cataloger for the Program for Cooperative Cataloging. Currently, she is …Read more »

Notes from the Executive Director – September 2019

Editor’s note: MCLS is one of the Collaborative Partners, a group of library organizations in Michigan who work together to put on programs and events for the library community. Recently, the Collaborative Partners canceled a planned event on gender and sexual identity, due to concern in the community about one of the event’s speakers. The …Read more »

Expired: Explore discounted purchase options with SAGE

MCLS has partnered with SAGE Publishing to offer special pricing on key SAGE resources in 2019. If you’ve been considering any acquisitions from SAGE, now is a great time to complete your collection with the special savings developed specifically for MCLS members! Savings opportunities include the following: Save 15% on SAGE Video, SAGE Business Cases, …Read more »

2019 Membership Ballot: Slate of Nominees

The MCLS Board of Directors has accepted the Nominating Committee’s proposed slate of candidates for the four seats with terms expiring at the end of December 2019. Electronic voting to approve the slate of candidates begins on Sept. 16. All Member Representatives should receive an email on Sept. 16 with voting instructions. Votes will be …Read more »