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2020 MCLS Annual Meeting is Scheduled for November 20

Mark your calendars for the MCLS Annual Membership Meeting to take place from 10-11am Eastern (9-10am Central) on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. This year’s membership meeting will take place online using Zoom, and will feature reports from MCLS President Paul Gallagher, Executive Director Scott Garrison, and Treasurer (and Audit Committee Chair) Arlene Weismantel. There is …Read more »

Welcome to the MCLS booth at the ILF Annual Conference!

On behalf of everyone at the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS), I’d like to welcome you to the Indiana Library Federation (ILF) 2020 Annual Conference. We are pleased to support ILF in offering you the best online conference experience possible, at this time when so many, including our staff, would much prefer being together …Read more »

GALE online health and science resources available to MCLS members

Looking to enhance your collection of health and science resources? From eBooks to interactive databases, Gale delivers essential, credible, and up-to-date content from powerful research platforms with vetted sources. Special discounts are available on the following products: GALE eBooks GALE Interactive Chemistry GALE Interactive Human Anatomy GALE Interactive Science GALE OneFile Health and Medicine GALE …Read more »

Notes from Executive Director Scott Garrison – November 2020

To help library staff understand, track, and maintain their own well-being in a challenging 2020, MCLS and our Board of Directors are offering a brief confidential survey from The Wellbeing Lab. Just take the survey by November 10, and receive a customized report and well-being plan tailored for you. I usually use this space to …Read more »

Policy Map offers a rate reduction

Right now, college and university libraries can get a one-year license to PolicyMap for the price of a six-month license. Available through June 2021, this offer is designed to support the academic community during the current health crisis. PolicyMap is a data and mapping tool for accessing datasets and other information from authoritative sources about …Read more »

Special pricing on SAGE resources

MCLS has partnered with SAGE Publishing to achieve special pricing on key SAGE Resources in 2020-2021. If you have been considering any acquisitions from SAGE, now is a great time to complete your collection with the special savings developed specifically for MCLS members! The resources featured in this offer are SAGE Video and SAGE Knowledge. …Read more »