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Call for nominations to serve on the MCLS Board of Directors

The MCLS Board of Directors Nominating Committee seeks nominations from the MCLS membership for the following Board openings for 2024-2026:  At-Large Library Representative (Michigan)  Research Library Representative (Michigan)  School Library Representative (Michigan)  Each seat has a three-year term, beginning Jan. 1, 2024, and expiring Dec. 31, 2026. The Board meets four times per year, in …Read more »

Notes from Executive Director Scott Garrison – Jun 2023

This month I’ll recap the spring 2023 Think Space program from the Michigan Library Association (MLA), which featured journalist Ron French from Bridge Michigan, lobbyist Bob DeVries from GCSI, pollster Bernie Porn from EPIC-MRA, former politician Arlan Meekhof, and passionate librarians including the award-winning Amanda Jones from Louisiana. The speakers and participants offered an array …Read more »

MCLS is seeking new cataloging instructors!

Do you have an extensive knowledge of cataloging, experience teaching in an online environment, and a skill for making this complicated subject clear to library staff? You may be just the person we are looking for! Please email Gwen at to express interest or download and submit our MCLS Instructor Application, found near the bottom of …Read more »

Open Education Network (OEN) partners with MCLS to offer discounted membership opportunity

Are you looking for additional support in growing and sustaining open education programs at your institution? As a member of MCLS, your institution is eligible to join the Open Education Network (OEN) at the discounted rate of only $579 (regularly $1,737). What does it mean to be a part of the OEN? Gain fellowship and …Read more »