Category: Technology

23 Jun

Registration open for Foundations of Digital Literacy virtual workshop for Michigan library staff

News, Technology, Training by Jan Davidson

Registration is now open for upcoming virtual training for Michigan library staff on foundational digital literacy topics, offered by MCLS in partnership with the Library of Michigan. This workshop is being offered multiple times throughout September and October to accommodate smaller participation limits in each session, which will allow for plenty of personal attention and …Read more »

07 Nov

Expired: Register now for digital literacy workshops in Indiana

News, Technology, Training by Pam Seabolt

MCLS will be offering five workshops in March and April 2020 as part of an Indiana LSTA grant project to support the development of digital skills and literacies of Indiana public library staff. The workshops will empower participants to create a digital learning plan for their library by learning how to incorporate technology competencies and …Read more »

20 Jun

MCLS awarded Indiana LSTA grant for digital literacy

MCLS, News, Staff, Technology by Pam Seabolt

MCLS is excited and pleased to have been chosen as a recipient of a 2019 Indiana LSTA grant in the amount of $7,990 to support the development of digital skills and literacies of Indiana library staff. The grant project includes equipment for a mobile Chromebook Lab and five workshops that will be delivered throughout Indiana …Read more »

15 Aug

Linked Data for Libraries Users Group forming

News, Technology by Jan Davidson

As a result of a successful Linked Data Summit held in March 2017, MCLS is facilitating the formation of a multi-state Linked Data for Libraries Users Group. The purpose of the group will be for libraries to discuss the latest developments in Linked Data for libraries, share experiences, explore new products, and raise awareness. A …Read more »

03 Aug

Save money on your Internet Librarian conference registration

Community-building, News, Technology by Michelle Bradley

Are you planning to attend the Internet Librarian conference in October? If so, MCLS and Amigos Library Services can help you save money on early bird conference registration. Register for the conference using this embedded link, and your discount should automatically populate. If you need the discount code for any reason, it is 17AMI. Please …Read more »

25 Apr

Notes from the Executive Director – May 2017

Director, MCLS, News, Technology by Jan Davidson

This turned out to be quite a different column than the one I thought I was writing. Lately, I’ve been thinking about linked data a lot, and I thought I’d opine a bit about the history and development of linked data, with an update on a couple cool linked data projects in Michigan and Indiana. …Read more »

25 Apr

Meet the MCLS trainers: Mahasin Martinson

News, Technology, Training by Jan Davidson

 This month’s featured trainer, Mahasin Martinson, currently works in the IT Department at the Indianapolis Public Library. Originally from Lansing, Michigan, Mahasin bridges our two membership states, and has been a lifelong patron of libraries. She has volunteered and worked in public libraries for over 15 years. In May 2016, Mahasin completed her master’s degree …Read more »

20 Dec

January – June 2017 Training Calendar Online

Announcing the MCLS training calendar for January – June 2017. MCLS is offering over 60 training opportunities for library staff. For more information, go to our printer friendly version of the training calendar. For questions, contact the MCLS training department at training@mcls.org

19 Jul

August Training Opportunities

Register today for the following workshops hosted by MCLS in August. Jul 27 Media boot camp: interviewing skills (at Wheatfield Public Library, Indiana) (3 General LEUs) (DEADLINE to register is Friday, July 22) Aug 2-4 Assigning Library of Congress call numbers: basic (online) (6 General LEUs) (DEADLINE to register is Friday, July 22) Aug 9 …Read more »

06 Jan

MCLS workshops for January

Register today for the following online workshops offered by MCLS in January. AACR2 meet RDA – Jan 13 (1:30-3:30pm) (NOTE: Deadline to register is noon Friday, January 9) The MeLCat visiting patron service – Jan 15 (10-11am) (FULL – waiting list available) MARC: An introduction – Jan 20-22 (9-11am) Reference triage for paraprofessionals – Jan …Read more »