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Notes from Executive Director Scott Garrison – Dec 2021/Jan 2022

This time of year offers many changes, including a change in season, a new year, and a chance for new beginnings. I’ll focus here on some of the changes happening at MCLS, as 2021 ends and 2022 begins. Two members of the MCLS Board of Directors rotate off of our Board at the end of …Read more »

Scholarly analytics with Cabells

If your faculty are looking to publish research or review scholarly contributions, Cabell’s complimentary Predatory Reports and Journalytics are must-have resources. In Predatory Reports, specialists analyze over 60 behavioral indicators. The resulting misconduct reports detail each violation and provide a transparent view of the investigated journal. The report also includes the title of the journal, …Read more »

Special savings on JSTOR & ARTSTOR through 2021

This is a great time for MCLS members who are considering participating in JSTOR or ARTSTOR for the first time or adding new journal collections to their current JSTOR holdings. The journal collections in JSTOR include more than 12 million articles from peer-reviewed scholarly and literary journals, as well as research reports and primary sources …Read more »

MCLS members invited to join Michigan Online Global Classroom for a limited release free online course

Save the date! Starting February 2022, Midwest Collaborative for Library Services and the University of Michigan will partner to offer a pilot of the “Grant Writing and Crowdfunding for Public Libraries” online course. With limited “seats” available, this initial course will be offered FREE for up to 100 individual staff members of MCLS member libraries …Read more »