Notes from the Executive Director – May 2017

This turned out to be quite a different column than the one I thought I was writing. Lately, I’ve been thinking about linked data a lot, and I thought I’d opine a bit about the history and development of linked data, with an update on a couple cool linked data projects in Michigan and Indiana. …Read more »

Posted on April 25, 2017 Read More »

Meet the MCLS trainers: Mahasin Martinson

 This month’s featured trainer, Mahasin Martinson, currently works in the IT Department at the Indianapolis Public Library. Originally from Lansing, Michigan, Mahasin bridges our two membership states, and has been a lifelong patron of libraries. She has volunteered and worked in public libraries for over 15 years. In May 2016, Mahasin completed her master’s degree …Read more »

Posted on April 25, 2017 Read More »

Key Advances in Medicine eBook from Springer Nature

In 2016, numerous discoveries set the world of clinical and biomedical research abuzz with possibilities for the future. The Key Advances in Medicine eBook provides a hive of information for students, physicians and clinical researchers wanting to keep up to date with these clinical and biomedical advances, as well as developments to look out for …Read more »

Posted on April 25, 2017 Read More »

Submit titles for 2017 Libraries Read: 1 Book!

Libraries Read: 1 Book Libraries Read: 1 Book is an annual “library community read” project focusing on professional development. Library staff from all types of libraries are encouraged to participate by voting on which book should be selected, then participate in the discussion, whether online or in-person. For the third year in a row, MCLS …Read more »

Posted on April 17, 2017 Read More »

ProQuest Music Online: Listening for Public Libraries

We thought you might like to learn about a terrific new resource from ProQuest – Music Online: Listening for Public Libraries! Through its 43,000 tracks, this resource provides coverage in breadth and depth across all the key musical genres! •    Classical: All major genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary, from choral works to …Read more »

Posted on April 12, 2017 Read More »

Docuseek’s 2017 Spring Special

Take advantage of 15% off now through June 30, 2017 on Docuseek’s 2017 Spring Special to enhance your streaming collection with award-winning films from around the world from the leaders in social-issue and independent film distribution. Orders may be in the form of multiple single-title licenses or tokens of one year or more, or any …Read more »

Posted on April 12, 2017 Read More »

Evidence Based Selection now available for T&F Imprints

Taylor & Francis Group now offers the popular Evidence Base Selection (EBS) model for academic librarians seeking institutional access to their digital content. This purchasing model allows for ultimate flexibility and gives you the power to make the final decision for which titles you purchase. When choosing which titles to access for your EBS period, …Read more »

Posted on April 5, 2017 Read More »

e-Duke Books and e-Duke Books Archive 20% new subscriber discount

Duke University Press is offering a 20% discount on any new subscriptions to the 2017 e-Duke Books collection, e-Duke Books Archive, or gap years of e-Duke Books. This offer excludes 2017 renewals of the collection. The e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection provides access to 2,300 eBooks in humanities and social sciences. Features of the e-Duke Books …Read more »

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Euclid Prime 20% new subscriber discount

Duke University Press is offering a 20% discount on any new subscriptions to the 2017 Euclid Prime collection. This offer excludes 2017 renewals of the collection. Euclid Prime is a collection of high-impact, peer-reviewed journals in theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics. The 2017 collection includes current content from 27 titles. Features include: Perpetual access …Read more »

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Affordable annual access to nearly 1,500 ACS eBooks

ACS eBooks contain over 33,000 peer-reviewed chapters and include work from 35 Nobel Laureates. The high-quality, authoritative content on a range of chemistry topics — as well as law and history — offers patrons a comprehensive, multidisciplinary collection. Readers can download individual chapters or entire books. The eBooks are hosted on the same award-winning platform …Read more »

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