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Welcome to our newly elected Board members!

By an overwhelming majority vote, our member representatives elected the proposed slate of Board members to serve from January 2023 to December 2025. The elected slate includes: Academic Library Representative (Michigan): Annie Belanger, Dean of University Libraries, Grand Valley State University (incumbent) Special Library Representative (Michigan): Lauren McMullan, Director, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Library At-Large Library …Read more »

Building sale vote passed

MCLS is thrilled to announce that the membership vote to move forward on selling the building at 1407 Rensen St. in Lansing has PASSED with 197 YES votes to 4 NO votes. Thank you for your support! With this first step complete, we would next like your input on what MCLS should do with proceeds once …Read more »

Notes from Executive Director Scott Garrison – October 2022

This month, I’ll offer thoughts on two recent reports on libraries and collaboration: from OCLC Research in August and from an International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC) task force in September. The OCLC report focuses solely on academic libraries and refers liberally to former OCLC Vice President Lorcan Dempsey’s recent work and other library and …Read more »