Category: Membership

15 Apr

Library Match: Peers without borders

Community-building, MCLS, Membership, News by Michelle Bradley

Eight MCLS member libraries across Michigan and Indiana will embark on a journey of collaboration. The Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS) is pleased to announce “Library Match”, a new project designed to facilitate communication among our members. During the six-month pilot phase, which has been generously underwritten by The H.W. Wilson Foundation, Library Match …Read more »

23 Oct

Michelle Bradley at MCLS

With less than a month on the job Michelle Bradley, MCLS’s new Community Engagement Librarian, took time out of her busy schedule to answer questions concerning her career and where she sees Indiana libraries going in the future. How did you become involved in libraries? I received my MLS from Indiana University in Bloomington, and …Read more »

20 Oct

MCLS welcomes new board members

In an overwhelming majority vote, our member representatives voted to elect the proposed slate of new and returning board members. The announcement was made at the MCLS 2014 Annual Meeting on October 3 in Battle Creek. The elected slate: Indiana Academic Library Representative – Nancy Kirkpatrick, Marian University Indiana Special Library Representative – Jennifer Helmen, …Read more »

04 Sep

Register today to attend the MCLS Annual Meeting

Hear from colleagues leading transformation and actively participate during our first unconference. Our keynote speaker will be former ALA President Maureen Sullivan. Maureen will be addressing how libraries can engage and transform their community, whether that be their town, county, institution or campus. Following the keynote, a panel of library leaders will respond and present …Read more »

27 Aug

September training at MCLS

Register today for the following workshops that will be hosted by MCLS in September. Assigning Library of Congress Subject Headings, Sept. 3-5, (online) Original Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA, Sept 9-11, (online) Assigning Library of Congress Call Numbers: Basics, Sept 16-18, (online) MeLCat Refresher Training for DCB Libraries, Sept 18, (in Lansing) The MeLCat Overdue …Read more »

26 Jun

Save the date – Join us for our Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting, Membership by David Votta

Please join your fellow MCLS members and friends for a wrap-up of the past year’s activities, a preview of the plans for the coming year, and thoughtful conversation from all on the future of libraries. When: October 3, 2014, 9:30am-3:30pm Where: McCamly Plaza Hotel in downtown Battle Creek, Michigan Our keynote speaker will be former …Read more »

27 Sep

Deadline to register for the MCLS Open Access program is today!

TODAY is the last day to secure a seat at next week’s MCLS annual meeting, to be held on Friday, October 4, at the Marten House in Indianapolis. If you are unable to attend in person, you can also register to attend online via streaming video but time to register to view online is limited …Read more »

23 Sep

Indiana Community Conversations

MCLS is cordially inviting member Indiana Library Directors, or their designee, to one of  six in-person, 90-minute community conversations this October and November. The meetings are scheduled at libraries throughout the state and will be facilitated by MCLS Executive Director, Randy Dykhuis. MCLS Board members plan to attend. The purpose of these meetings is to …Read more »

03 Sep

Slate of Nominees for MCLS Board Elections in 2013

The MCLS Board of Directors has accepted the Nominating Committee’s proposed slate of candidates for the four seats whose terms expire at the end of December 2013. Electronic voting to approve the slate of candidates begins on September 16. All Member Representatives should receive an email on September 16 with voting instructions. Votes will be …Read more »

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 …Read more »