Linked Data for Libraries Users Group forming

As a result of a successful Linked Data Summit held in March 2017, MCLS is facilitating the formation of a multi-state Linked Data for Libraries Users Group. The purpose of the group will be for libraries to discuss the latest developments in Linked Data for libraries, share experiences, explore new products, and raise awareness. A …Read more »

Posted on August 15, 2017 Read More »

Registration filling quickly for Michigan library safety programs. Register today!

Join MCLS, Michigan Library Cooperative Directors Association, Library of Michigan, Michigan Academic Library Association (MiALA), and Michigan Library Association (MLA) this fall for two programs on safety in libraries. Registration is open and filling quickly!   Library security: A safer place September 6, 2017, 9:30am – 2:30pm (Registration 9:30-10am; Program will begin at 10am) University Center, …Read more »

Posted on August 11, 2017 Read More »

Save money on your Internet Librarian conference registration

Are you planning to attend the Internet Librarian conference in October? If so, MCLS and Amigos Library Services can help you save money on early bird conference registration. Register for the conference using this embedded link, and your discount should automatically populate. If you need the discount code for any reason, it is 17AMI. Please …Read more »

Posted on August 3, 2017 Read More »

MCLS’s STAT!Ref purchase reaches 15-year milestone

In 2001, MCLS partnered with Teton Data Systems to offer STAT!Ref to 24 academic and hospital member libraries. This year marks a 15-year milestone and the group purchase has grown to over 40 participants. The STAT!Ref package has changed over the years in great part due to the Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association (MHSLA) annually …Read more »

Posted on July 31, 2017 Read More »

Sage Video – Bringing teaching, learning, and research to life

SAGE Video streaming collections bring more than 1,000 hours of cutting-edge teaching and research-oriented video content across the social sciences. Combining original and licensed content developed in partnership with leading academics, societies, and practitioners, SAGE Video offers an engaging and complete resource for students, faculty and researchers. Subject collections include Business & Management, Education, Politics …Read more »

Posted on July 31, 2017 Read More »

Increasing student exposure to information literacy instruction

Berkshire Community College librarian Karen Carreras-Hubbard experienced challenges while attempting to collaborate with faculty to strengthen their students’ information literacy. To overcome these challenges, Karen created a toolbox for faculty which included outlining content, real world implications, and instructions for embedding videos and tutorials into course pages. To create her toolbox, Karen used Credo’s InfoLit …Read more »

Posted on July 31, 2017 Read More »

Mango Languages loves libraries

Just ask the over 2,700 North American libraries that subscribe to Mango’s digital language-learning resources. For your patrons: a fresh, intuitive, and flat-out fun way to learn new languages in the library, at home, or on-the-go. For you and your staff: a stellar customer support team, downloadable promotional materials, and your very own client care …Read more »

Posted on July 31, 2017 Read More »

Celebrate summer with Infobase Resources

This summer, you can host a video night to travel the world with HBO documentaries in ACCESS Video on Demand. Or, inspire your patrons’ summer reading program choices by directing them to Infobase’s Public Library eBook Collection, featuring over 800 classic titles. Finally, help your patrons achieve their dream career with Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center …Read more »

Posted on July 31, 2017 Read More »

Indiana Harwood Scholarship recipients to convene for a Community Engagement Reboot in September

MCLS has made an investment in Indiana Libraries by providing scholarship funds for staff from 28 libraries to attend ALA/Harwood Public Innovator training over the past two years.  We are committed to continuing to support these libraries in this important work. In this spirit, we have invited up to three people from each of those …Read more »

Posted on July 31, 2017 Read More »

Meet new Community Engagement Librarian Pam Seabolt

We are pleased to announce that Pam Seabolt is the new Indiana Community Engagement Librarian. Pam most recently worked at the Jeffersonville Township Public Library, where she managed the Clarksville Branch and led several community engagement initiatives. Pam comes to us as a Public Innovator, having participated in the ALA/Harwood Public Innovators Lab for Libraries.  …Read more »

Posted on July 31, 2017 Read More »