Important migration information for Oxford Music and Oxford Art

Starting December 11, 2017, you and your patrons will be able to access the newly updated Oxford Music Online and Oxford Art Online sites, including the Grove Music Online, Grove Art Online, and Benezit Dictionary of Artists resources, at their existing URLs: oxfordmusiconline.com oxfordartonline.com Users will also be able to navigate to specific resource sites …Read more »

Posted on December 11, 2017 Read More »

MCLS launches strategic planning consulting services

MCLS has the trained and experienced staff to assist libraries in developing effective, community-driven strategic plans. We start by turning outward to your community. The payoff is the structuring of a strategic plan that is truly aligned with the needs of your community. Whether you are looking for full-service strategic planning, or assistance with certain …Read more »

Posted on November 29, 2017 Read More »

Important migration information for the Oxford University Press Biography online resources

Starting November 27, 2017, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, American National Biography Online, and Who’s Who and Who Was Who, were updated at their existing URLs: oxforddnb.com anb.org ukwhoswho.com If you have not done so, please make sure that you complete the items on Oxford University Press’s migration checklist and review their Frequently Asked Questions …Read more »

Posted on November 28, 2017 Read More »

New videos from Ambrose Video Publishing

Ambrose Video Publishing is introducing new videos on food science, physical therapy, nursing, Islam, neuroscience, behavioral science, entrepreneurs, and addiction. All videos include: • Closed Captioning • MARC cecords containing URLs to the video streams • COUNTER style usage statistics • Image galleries • Widgets to promote videos • Eight citation styles For more information …Read more »

Posted on November 28, 2017 Read More »

World Trade Press would like you to try AtoZ World Food through December 31, 2017

AtoZ World Food is the world’s largest and most comprehensive food culture and traditional recipes database for 174 countries. This resource will give patrons the ability to create their own personal accounts to save and share their favorite recipes. Plus, it is a wonderful educational resource for country and food-related projects for students, not to …Read more »

Posted on November 28, 2017 Read More »

Attract more patrons to your library with Infogroup’s ReferenceUSA

ReferenceUSA, the premier source of business and residential information for reference and research, has been serving the library community since 1992. They provide library patrons access to accurate and complete business and consumer data – all of which are compiled in house. No other data provider goes to the lengths they do to ensure the …Read more »

Posted on November 28, 2017 Read More »

Notes from the Executive Director – December 2017

I love my job. After more than 20 years, I can say that I still find it challenging, rewarding, and fulfilling. Consortium work, of course, is not the same as library work, but we all have the same end goal in mind. We want a better educated citizenry. We want people to have access to …Read more »

Posted on November 28, 2017 Read More »

Michigan Harwood Cohort 2017

On November 7-9, 2017, 54 Michigan library staff and partners began a nearly two year undertaking. They attended a Public Innovators Lab taught by certified coaches from the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation. During the Lab, the cohort was organized into two smaller groups, which for the next 18 months will participate in additional training …Read more »

Posted on November 27, 2017 Read More »

Holiday Season Closings 2017

The MCLS office will be closed the following days for the 2017 Holiday Season: Thu – Fri, Nov 23 – 24 Mon, Dec 25 Tue, Dec 26 Mon, Jan 1 Happy Holidays!

Posted on November 17, 2017 Read More »

U.S. Political Stats from SAGE Publishing

Easily visualize and analyze data and statistics about the U.S. government and political process with U.S. Political Stats. Researchers will discover a wealth of carefully selected content including election returns from 1980 to the present, congressional floor votes, Supreme Court decisions, presidential performance and economic indicators, as well as diverse demographics. Designed to be intuitive …Read more »

Posted on October 30, 2017 Read More »