Category: Technology

27 Mar

April Training Opportunities at MCLS

Register today for the following upcoming training opportunities with MCLS! March 28 OCLC Print Management Symposium Viewing Party @ MCLS (free with lunch include) April 1 AACR2…Meet RDA (online) April 1-3 Classification Web (online) April 9-11 Original Cataloging of Videos & DVDs Using RDA (online) April 10 Securing Your Library in Troubling Times (Lansing, Online […]

18 Feb

New Workshop Showcase – Creating Makerspaces in Your Library

Learn what goes into programs such as Bike Tech, 3D Printing, Raspberry Pi Programming, Arduino Robotics, and much, much more. No makerspace experience necessary, all are welcome! Get on the fast track to making in your library! This class will be online for two – two hour sessions over two non-consecutive days (February 24 and […]

31 Jan

February MCLS Training Opportunities

MeL, News, Technology, Training by Heather

February may be the shortest month of the year but it is also one of our busiest training months too! Register today for the following workshops offered by MCLS next month: Feb 4-6 Copy Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA (online) (Deadline to register is today!) Feb 6 Everything You Need to be doing as a […]

07 Jan

MCLS January Workshops

It may be cold outside but that doesn’t mean you have to give up your new year resolution to take more workshops. Register today for the following workshops offered by MCLS in January that you can take in the comfort of your office: January 10 Writing for the Web for Library Websites January 14 MeLCat […]

20 Sep

New Social Media Workshops Announced

MCLS is happy to announce two brand new social media classes being offered in the coming weeks: Creating a Social Media Policy (online workshop)-October 14 Can my employees talk about my organization on social media: What if someone makes a negative comment on my organizations Facebook page? Creating a social media policy and/or guidelines can […]

19 Jun


News, Technology, Training by David Votta

The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) presents: DIGITAL DIRECTIONS Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections July 21-23, 2013 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MAKE CONNECTIONS – GAIN CONFIDENCE – GATHER THE INFORMATION you need to create sustainable digital collections. Take advantage of this opportunity to interact with experts in the field and share experiences […]

16 Oct

Deadline to register for MCLS eBooks Series Part 2 is this Friday!

eBooks, News, Technology, Training by Heather

The registration deadline to guarantee a spot to attend part two of the MCLS eBooks & Libraries Series, “Do Buildings Matter? The Impact of eResources on Bricks and Mortar” is this Friday, October 19, at 4:30 pm! Do you wonder what eBooks, eJournals, and other digital content will do to library buildings? Join us as […]

29 Aug

New videos on transforming discovery and resource sharing

OCLC logo

New services from OCLC provide opportunities to create and share at Webscale. Built on the OCLC WorldShare™ Platform, OCLC WorldShare™ Interlibrary Loan will replace WorldCat® Resource Sharing and help library staff and users quickly and easily obtain the resources they need from libraries worldwide. Plus, new discovery features in and WorldCat® Local give staff […]

11 Oct

MCLS Videostreams 2011 Annual Meeting

Erik Mitchell of University of Maryland

MCLS held its 2011 Annual Meeting, Library Clouds and Content, on October 6, 2011.  For the first time, member libraries were offered the option of attending in-person or via videostreaming.  Of the 120 attendees, about half opted for videostreaming, and several reported that it went well.  We will survey the virtual attendees for their feedback […]

10 Aug

Future of Indiana Public Libraries Conference Successful!


More than 90 librarians from Indiana public libraries gathered at The Flagship in Anderson, Indiana, on August 9 to attend The Future of Indiana Public Libraries Conference co-sponsored by IPLA, ILF and MCLS. This conference marked the first step in planning for the successful future of public libraries in Indiana. IPLA will continue the planning […]