Webinars for EasyBib and Research Ready

Help your students evaluate websites and prevent plagiarism by subscribing to Imagine Easy Solution’s EasyBib and Research Ready. Two databases are available—one for Community Colleges, and one for grades 9–12. Read more >> An Imagine Easy webinar is scheduled for April 17 at 2:00pm EST. Contact services@mcls.org for details.

Posted on April 9, 2014 Read More »

New Workshop Spotlight – Make Your Own Map: Exploring Geographic Information Science for Librarians

With the escalation of online GIS mapping applications (demographic and business databases for example), it is becoming increasingly important for librarians to understand and be proficient with these tools; to best serve our patrons and conduct research. Learn several different ways of making maps and utilizing these resources using both free websites and databases. Participants […]

Posted on April 9, 2014 Read More »

Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson

The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online presents Jonson’s complete writings for readers of the twenty-first century. Read more >> Join a group purchase and save 10% off the list price. Free trials also available. Contact services@mcls.org for more information.

Posted on April 2, 2014 Read More »

Today is the Deadline to Register for April 10 Securing Your Library in Troubling Times

The deadline to register for next week’s Securing Your Library in Troubling Times special program is today, April 2! This program has been approved for CEUs through the Library of Michigan and LEUs from the Indiana State Library You can attend this program in many ways! In person at the Lansing Community College West Campus, […]

Posted on April 2, 2014 Read More »

Interview with retiring Michigan State Librarian, Nancy Robertson

Q: Can you tell us about a favorite moment working at the Library of Michigan? A: Actually, it came in fall of 2003 when we had the grand opening of the Martha W. Griffiths Michigan Rare Book Room. It was a lot of work but it was very special to be so involved with the […]

Posted on March 28, 2014 Read More »

April Training Opportunities at MCLS

Register today for the following upcoming training opportunities with MCLS! March 28 OCLC Print Management Symposium Viewing Party @ MCLS (free with lunch include) April 1 AACR2…Meet RDA (online) April 1-3 Classification Web (online) April 9-11 Original Cataloging of Videos & DVDs Using RDA (online) April 10 Securing Your Library in Troubling Times (Lansing, Online […]

Posted on March 27, 2014 Read More »

Wikipedia for Archivists – Society of Indiana Archivists 2014 Pre-Conference Workshop

“Wikipedia for Archivists” Society of Indiana Archivists 2014 Pre-Conference Workshop When: Friday, April 4, 2014 Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Where: Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, Indiana Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members Workshop awarded 3 Technology LEUs, and awarded 2 ARC, Section B. 3.d. (archival recertification credits from the Academy of Certified Archivists.) The Society […]

Posted on March 26, 2014 Read More »

I Love My Librarian award winner Molly Ledermann interview

 -Washtenaw Community College Librarian, and 2013 “I Love My Librarian” award winner Molly Ledermann talks with MCLS about her career and the profession. Q: How did you decide to become a librarian? A: While finishing up my undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature and German Literature, I contemplated pursuing a Master’s degree in either field. I […]

Posted on March 26, 2014 Read More »

Michigan Virtual Reference Conference – Registration Open!

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Research Help Now Virtual Reference Cooperative April 25, 2014, 9am-4pm Eastern Michigan University Library Ypsilanti, Michigan The Michigan Virtual Reference Conference is a one-time, one-day conference exploring all aspects of virtual reference services in libraries. The conference is being held in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Michigan […]

Posted on March 26, 2014 Read More »

SWETS Decision Support in Medicine

Are you a small hospital library with a tight budget that is interested in offering your physicians quick access to top medical content? SWETS Decision Support in Medicine is an affordable point-of-care resource designed especially for you. Read more

Posted on March 26, 2014 Read More »