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Ingram Library Services offers MCLS members (academic & public) special discounts

For more than 50 years, Ingram Content Group has provided libraries with pricing discounts on print purchases, media resources, and library binding services. MCLS academic and public library members in both Indiana and Michigan are eligible for further savings through special consortia discounts. Examples include a 42-44% savings on trade hardcover purchases and 38-42% for …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., and Vernon Library Supplies. You can find more information on discounts and how to order on each vendor’s page.

MCLS & Gale partner to bring special eBook pricing for middle & high school libraries

Now is a great time for Middle & High School Libraries to expand their eBook collections! Special pricing is available to libraries purchasing Gale’s High School eBook Collection as well as individual eBook titles. The Collection of 221 titles covers all major disciplines, including communications, health sciences, history, literature, political science, psychology, and social studies …Read more »

Notes from Executive Director Scott Garrison – February 2022

Libraries nationwide have seen an increase in “First Amendment audits” and book challenges over the past year-plus, and many anticipate more of this activity in 2022 and beyond. This month, I’ll highlight some resources from library and other organizations, including in Indiana and Michigan, that can help libraries prepare for and deal with what many …Read more »