Fortune cookies are fun, but don’t leave your library’s future up to chance: MCLS has your recipe for success!

It’s almost time for fall conferences! The Michigan Library Association (MLA) Annual Conference is in Lansing from Oct. 18-20, and MCLS will be at booth #1. Then the Indiana Library Federation (ILF) Annual Conference is in Indianapolis soon after, Nov. 13-15, and we’ll be at booth #63. Stop by and say “Hi” to MCLS staff! …Read more »

Posted on October 5, 2017 Read More »

Results from the MCLS board election and by-laws amendment proposals

By an overwhelming majority vote, our member representatives elected the proposed slate of new and returning board members. The elected slate includes: At-Large Library Representative (Michigan) – Kate Pohjola Andrade, Woodlands Library Cooperative Research Library Representative (Michigan) – Arlene Weismantel, Michigan State University School Library Representative (Michigan) – Terri Hart, Franklin High School/Livonia Public Schools …Read more »

Posted on October 1, 2017 Read More »

Notes from the Executive Director – October 2017

It’s not very often that I consider a workshop a success when speakers get multiple critical comments. But such was the case with the program we co-sponsored on September 7. Every year MCLS joins with the Cooperative Directors Association, Library of Michigan, Michigan Academic Library Association, and Michigan Library Association to present a program on …Read more »

Posted on September 29, 2017 Read More »

The 2018 Complete Chicago Package

MCLS and The University of Chicago Press have partnered to offer member libraries a deeply discounted price on the Complete Chicago Package, which includes 75 journals from a wide range of academic disciplines. Benefits include: Access to complete journal archives. Capped rate increases for the remainder of the current 3-year license. Post-cancellation rights for content published …Read more »

Posted on September 26, 2017 Read More »

Michigan Libraries Public Innovators Cohort 2017

The Library of Michigan and MCLS are pleased to announce a continuation of their partnership with The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation. An additional 50 Michigan library staff will be trained in the framework of the Institute. This opportunity will include a full 2.5-day Public Innovators Lab followed by 18 months of coaching. Over one hundred …Read more »

Posted on September 22, 2017 Read More »

Annual Membership Meeting scheduled for November 17

Mark your calendars for the MCLS Annual Membership Meeting to place place from 10-11am Eastern (9-10am Central) on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. This year’s membership meeting will be held online using Zoom online meeting software and will feature reports from MCLS President Eva Davis, Executive Director Randy Dykhuis, and MCLS Treasurer (and Audit Committee Chair) …Read more »

Posted on September 21, 2017 Read More »

Access leading medical journals from Cambridge

Cambridge University Press is pleased to offer MCLS members discounted pricing on a package of their most-requested medical journals. Perfect for hospital libraries and medical schools, this package contains 21 journals, including the British Journal of Nutrition, Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, and Psychological Medicine. The package includes perpetual access to volumes published in your …Read more »

Posted on September 21, 2017 Read More »

Oxford Journals Complete Collection open enrollment

Continuing 112 years of journal publishing, the 2018 Oxford Journals Collection contains over 330 prestigious, highly-cited, and authoritative journals that are published in collaboration with many of the world’s most influential scholarly and professional societies. Over 70 percent of the journals have an impact factor, with over 80 percent of these ranked within the top …Read more »

Posted on September 21, 2017 Read More »

Enjoy special MCLS consortia pricing on SAGE Medical eJournals

MCLS members are invited to enjoy the rest of 2017 for free when ordering a new 2018 SAGE Journals package this fall! Recognizing how important it is for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, medical researchers, and students to be able to access the latest peer-reviewed research, SAGE Publishing is pleased to offer MCLS members collections designed to …Read more »

Posted on September 21, 2017 Read More »

Unlock more content with Wiley

Gain access to content back to 1997, multi-site access, interlibrary loan rights, discounts for standard/custom collection, deep discount rates for print journals, and marketing support with a subscription to Wiley eJournals. For MCLS members, Wiley offers a range of subscription options designed to meet specific needs and circumstances. Key benefits for libraries: Unlimited concurrent user access …Read more »

Posted on September 21, 2017 Read More »