Category: Training

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 […]

09 Sep

MeLCat Users Day 2013

MeL, RIDES, Training by Sue Alt

2013 MeLCat Users Day will be held on November 14th at the Best Western Plus in South Lansing. (MeLCat old-timers will remember it from its former incarnations as the Causeway Bay or Holiday Inn South.) We hope you’ll join us! We’ve worked hard to make this year’s MeLCat Users Day much more interactive. We read […]

28 Aug

Lisa Carlucci Thomas featured Keynote Speaker at MCLS Annual Meeting

MCLS is pleased to announce Lisa Carlucci Thomas, 2010 Library Journal Mover and Shaker, 2009 ALA Emerging Leader and Director of the library and creative services firm Design Think Do, the keynote speaker at our annual meeting which will be held on October 4, 2013 at the Marten House Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana. Viewing by […]

23 Aug

Preserving Family Treasures Update!

The link to the live stream is now available No log-in is necessary. This event will be recorded and made available in the future. Librarian for Conservation and Digitization at the Library of Michigan Kevin Driedger will join the conversation during the Q and A period of our September 9 Preserving Family Treasures program. […]

26 Jul

August Training Highlights

Cataloging, MCLS, News, Training by Heather

Register today for the following upcoming online workshops offered by MCLS in August: August 7-9 Copy Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA August 7-9 Dewey Decimal Classification August 13 MeL Databases for Kids August 20 MeL Databases for Young Adults Part 1 August 21 MeL Databases for Young Adults Part 2 August 22 MeLCat Help! Finding […]

17 Jul

RDA Cataloging Classes Available Through MCLS

Cataloging, MCLS, News, Training by Heather

Online RDA cataloging workshops now scheduled! For those interested in just a brief introduction of RDA What Does RDA Mean to You?: July 25, September 10 or November 15 AACR2…Meet RDA: July 26, September 12 or November 22 For a hands-on introduction of how to use the RDA toolkit, we have: Copy Cataloging of Monographs […]

15 Jul

Risk Management & Disaster Recovery-Jeanne Drewes to Lead Program on Disaster Management

MCLS, News, Preservation, Training by David Votta

LANSING, Michigan (July 15, 2013)-Both natural and human generated disasters regularly plague our libraries. Mitigating damage is an ongoing process of preparation. Explore strategies for success and learn practical hands-on techniques in disaster management with internationally recognized expert Jeanne Drewes for a two,  non-consecutive, day program on September 10, and November 8, 2013. Drewes serves […]

05 Jul

July Training Highlights

MeL, News, Training by Heather

Register today for the following upcoming workshops offered by MCLS: July 16 MeL Databases for Young Adults Part 1 July 16 MeLCat Reports July 17 MeL Databases for Young Adults Part 2 July 18 MeLCat Refresher Training for DCB Libraries July 23 RIDES webinar July 24-25 Legal Resources on the Internet July 25 MeL Databases […]

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 […]

07 Feb

Library Management Conference, this March

MCLS, News, Training by Brian

Today’s workplace is far different than it was just a few years ago. In addition to serving in traditional supervisory roles, library leaders and managers are now expected to be mentors, coaches, planners, futurists, technologists, and cheerleaders. The world has changed, and we can offer new tools to help you adapt. Join us for two […]