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Meet our new Library Strategist: Lissa Krull

We are excited to announce that Lissa Krull is the new MCLS Library Strategist. Lissa most recently worked as the Director of the Nappanee Public Library in Nappanee, Indiana. In addition to her experience as a successful library director, Lissa brings experience in consulting, strategic planning, and trustee training through her past work at the …Read more »

Omnigraphics offers free trial for MCLS members

MCLS members are invited to trial Omnigraphics’ Health Reference Series Online and the Teen Resource Center for free during the month of January. Through the Health Reference Series Online, users have access to high quality health-related eBooks containing authoritative consumer medical information on a variety of medical conditions, diseases, and disorders. The Teen Resource Center …Read more »

MI-SPI 2.0 update

First started in 2011, the Michigan Shared Print Initiative (MI-SPI) entered a new phase in the fall of 2019 as 14 academic libraries across Michigan committed to participate in an updated shared print endeavor. Known as MI-SPI 2.0, the project involves the analysis of collection data from participating libraries using the GreenGlass (OCLC) software. GreenGlass …Read more »

Stock up on library supplies

MCLS has negotiated discounts with several library supplies and equipment vendors on behalf of our members. These vendors include Brodart, Demco, Ingram, The Library Store, Kapco, Office Depot, Barcodes, Inc., Watson Label Products, and Vernon Library Supplies. You can find more information on discounts and how to order on each vendor’s page.

Notes from the Executive Director – January 2020

I hope this finds you well in this new year, 2020. For this month, I’ll briefly highlight some things we’re working on at MCLS that will be coming soon. I’ve included some links below, for those who would like to learn more about these initiatives. Stay tuned for more information at our website. Creating one …Read more »