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Notes from Executive Director Scott Garrison – Dec 2022/Jan 2023

In early 2023, MCLS will co-sponsor presentations by Kristin Fontichiaro of the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor’s School of Information and Dr. Emily Knox of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s School of Information Sciences, on understanding and addressing misinformation, disinformation, and intellectual freedom challenges. Many have noted how these issues are heavily impacting a growing number …Read more »


New wellbeing workshop planned for March

Working in a library can be stressful. Many library staff members are exhausted and running on fumes while trying to build inclusive spaces, stand up to censorship, and tend to the day-to-day details of running a library. If this sounds familiar, join MCLS Library Strategists Jenny Kobiela-Mondor and Lissa Krull for MCLS’s new workshop, “Break …Read more »


Webinar – Skilltype talent management tool for libraries

Created in 2008, Skilltype offers a library specific talent management system through its online platform. Employees complete a skill assessment and Skilltype identifies skill gaps within a library and then creates personalized training plans for each employee. Employees are matched with training offerings made available through the Skilltype repository. Skilltype does not create professional development …Read more »


Exploratory meeting – OverDrive for Indiana Academics Group

OverDrive has long been known for its public library eBook and audio book collections. It also serves academic libraries by providing access to a wide range of both academic titles to support curriculum and leisure reading materials to encourage lifelong reading. If you are an Indiana academic library looking to expand your digital outreach, please …Read more »