Category: News

18 Mar

Register today for the Regional Print Management Symposium Viewing Party March 28

News, OCLC No Comments by Heather

Are you unable to attend “Regional Print Management: Right-Scaling Solutions Symposium” on March 27-28, 2014, (hosted by OCLC Research, the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) & the Ohio State University Libraries) but are still interested in learning more about this topic? Join colleagues for an in-person, live-steam viewing party during the final day of the […]

11 Mar

Join the group purchase to BrowZine and take advantage of the discounted price

News by Diana Mitchell

BrowZine is a tablet-based application that works with library database subscriptions to recombine articles back into complete journals, then arranges them on a subject-based newsstand. The result is a new way for people to find journals, easily read articles, and follow titles of interest. Read more >> “Our doctors and medical staff love the ease […]

06 Mar

ALICE Training to be featured at April 10, 2014 Library Security Program

News by Heather

So what is ALICE training? ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evaluate. Training provides you with instructions on all ALICE components as well as resources on how to implement and maintain ALICE in your organization. The morning session of Securing Your Library in Troubling Times on April 10, 2014, will provide you with ALICE […]

05 Mar

Public Libraries: Help patrons write GOOD resumes

News by Diana Mitchell

Looking for a good, affordable program to help your patrons write resumes? MCLS would like to offer you a group purchase discount to Cypress Resume. Discounts up to 50% off will be awarded for a group of 10 or more libraries. Free 30-day trials are available. Contact for a trial password.

05 Mar

MCLS – OUP Special 20% Discount Offer

News by Diana Mitchell

Oxford University Press is now offering MCLS members a 20% discount on selected one-time purchase online products:          Oxford Reference Library          Benezit Dictionary of Artists          Oxford Islamic Studies Online          Oxford Biblical Studies Online          Oxford History of Western Music For more information, visit our Oxford University Press page.

28 Feb

Michigan COLD libraries (Council of Library Directors) Public Service group to hold workshop

News by David Votta

Michigan COLD libraries (Council of Library Directors) Public Service group to hold workshop on new approaches to recruiting, training, and evaluating library student employees Kristin Meyer (User Experience Manager), Jen Torreano (Evening Operations and User Services Manager) and Brian Merry (Head of Operations and User Services) from Grand Valley State University will lead a workshop […]

27 Feb

Turning outward

Community-building, Director, News by David Votta

To say that the 2013 Michigan Library Association Directors Summit was a transformative event in my life would be hyperbole. But it would not be too much to say that my notion of how best to lead a nonprofit organization was forever altered. I learned that our usual way of designing the services we offer […]

27 Feb

March MCLS Training Opportunities

Register today for the following workshops hosted by MCLS in March: March 6 MeL Databases for Young Adults Part 1 (online) March 11 MeL Databases for Young Adults Part 2 (online) March 18 ArticleReach: An Introduction (online) (FULL – waiting list available) March 19-21 Copy Cataloging of Videos & DVDs Using RDA (online) March 20 […]

25 Feb

Regional Viewing Party Locations for April 10 Library Security Program Announced

We listened to your feedback at our community conversations and are testing out the idea of regional viewing parties for the Securing Your Library in Troubling Times program to be held on April 10, 2014. If you are interested in traveling to a viewing party close to you for networking with other librarians, check out […]

25 Feb

Doody’s Review Service

News by Diana Mitchell

You can’t afford to spend money on non-essential books. Doody’s Review Service makes it easy to identify the best books for your library. For more information, visit our Doody’s Review Service page.