Registration is open for Michigan library safety programs

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 now open! Library security: A safer place September 6, 2017, 9:30am – 2:30pm (Registration 9:30-10am; Program will begin at 10am) University Center, Gaylord, MI Dr. …Read more »

Posted on June 22, 2017 Read More »

MCLS announces new partnership with Altarama Information Systems

MCLS is pleased to announce a new partnership with Altarama Information Systems. Since 2001, libraries have used Altarama’s family of modules and services to better manage increasingly complex reference request services. Across the globe, libraries of all types and sizes use these open, scalable, and affordable tools to manage reference requests and to measure results. …Read more »

Posted on June 21, 2017 Read More »

Call for nominations to serve on the MCLS board of directors

The MCLS Nominating Committee seeks nominations from the membership for the following openings on the MCLS Board of Directors: Special Library Representative (Indiana) Academic Library Representative (Indiana) K12 Library Representative (Michigan) At-Large Library Representative (Michigan) Research Library Representative (Michigan) Each seat has a three-year term, beginning January 1, 2018 and expiring December 31, 2020. The …Read more »

Posted on June 19, 2017 Read More »

Looking to expand your CD collection?

MCLS is offering boxes of 100 bibliotheca DiscMate Single CD cases for $158.30 plus shipping, almost 60% off their current price! This offer is valid through July 31, 2017 or until we run out of cases, so contact us to order today! For more information, please contact Megan Bauerle at services@mcls.org or 800-530-9019 ext 401.

Posted on June 5, 2017 Read More »

Mergent Intellect – An excellent source for private/public company details and industry profiles

Mergent Intellect is a database providing detailed company facts on over 245 million Global companies, including company locations; estimated sales and number of employees; industry analysis; and more. Sixty-six demographic segments on every U.S. Household are also available. Consumer lifestyle data elements include lifestyle and interest data, home ownership, estimated income, and more. For more …Read more »

Posted on June 5, 2017 Read More »

Mergent Archives – Contains more than a Century’s worth of Global Corporate Documents

Mergent Archives contains the full, digitized text of Moody’s Manuals, dating back to 1909.  Research is simplified through extensive screening options and linked tables of contents for every manual, allowing you to go right to the information that matters to you.  Mergent Archives also includes: Mergent Historical Annual Reports (1844–present) Mergent Industry Reports (2003–present) Mergent/Moody’s …Read more »

Posted on June 5, 2017 Read More »

Notes from the executive director – June 2017

Our lives are full of customer service experiences. Almost every time we leave home, there will be an opportunity for someone to provide us with a pleasant or unpleasant service experience. In the last couple of weeks, I seem to have hit a spate of less than satisfactory interactions with companies who provide me with …Read more »

Posted on May 31, 2017 Read More »

MCLS announces new partnership with Statista

MCLS is pleased to announce a new partnership with Statista. Statista is a multidisciplinary database that aggregates information covering 80,000 topics with access to data from over 18,000 sources with 1.5 million statistics. Statista covers industry reports, studies, forecasts, dossiers, digital market outlook, and more. All data are prepared according to academic citation standards with …Read more »

Posted on May 23, 2017 Read More »

Looking to provide more eBooks to your patrons? Check out EBSCO’s eBook Subscription Collections!

EBSCO’s eBook Subscription Collections contain thousands of titles, all available for unlimited simultaneous access at a small fraction of the titles’ purchase prices. Description of the available collections are below. For more information, or to request a quote or trial, please contact Megan Bauerle at services@mcls.org or 800-530-9019 ext 401. Academic Collection: Offering more than …Read more »

Posted on May 8, 2017 Read More »

Save on EBSCO’s Magazine Archives

Choose from any of EBSCO’s Magazine Archive offerings below to enhance your special collections today! Forbes Magazine Archive: 1917-2000 Fortune Magazine Archive: 1930-2000 LIFE Magazine Archive: 1936-2000 People Magazine Archive: 1974-2000 Sports Illustrated Magazine Archive: 1954-2000 TIME Magazine Archive: 1923-2000 Esquire Magazine Archive: 1933-2014 U.S. News & World Report Magazine Archive: 1926-1984 Architectural Digest Magazine …Read more »

Posted on May 8, 2017 Read More »