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  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month

    Shantalea Johns, L.M.S.W., Wayne State University School of Social Work Monique Oldfield, MSW, MLIS, Wayne State University Library System Since 1949, May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. This year, we are challenging librarians to consider allying with millions of people and bring a heightened awareness to mental health through media and programming across the nation.

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  • Academic Libraries Interest Group Update: Free ACRL Webinar on Curriculum Mapping

    ACRL Instruction Section - Free Webinar on Curriculum Mapping Update from the Academic Libraries Interest Group: Join the ACRL Instruction Section Management and Leadership Committee in a free webinar about Curriculum Mapping.

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  • Academic Libraries Interest Group Update: Free ACRL Instruction Section Annual Program (Virtual Program)

    Update from the Academic Libraries Interest Group: Join the ACRL Instruction Section for its virtual annual program to discuss four stages of curriculum mapping.

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  • Academic Libraries Interest Group

    Exciting news! The Michigan Library Association is pleased to introduce their newest Interest Group - Academic Libraries! MLA has been a longtime Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) chapter and has pledged to strengthen that relationship. By establishing this Interest Group, MLA exhibits a deep commitment to their mission "helping libraries and professionals succeed".

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    MLA Leadership Development

    This year as immediate past president, it was my privilege to chair the MLA Board of Directors Nominating Committee. It is the nominating committee's responsibility to present a slate of candidates to the Board for their approval.

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  • ALA Councilor Midwinter Report Available Online

    MLA 2017-18 President and Michigan Chapter Councilor, Steven K. Bowers's ALA Midwinter Meeting 2018 Councilor's Report is now available online. Read the report here.

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  • Michigan's LJ Index Star Libraries

    Four Michigan libraries named Star Libraries in the tenth edition of the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service, a national rating system designed to recognize and promote America’s public libraries.​

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    President's Update - March 10, 2016

    I recently participated in a fantastic workshop from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The conference focused on development and fundraising for academic leaders, but the messages can be applied broadly.

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    Welcome New MLA Board Members

    Two new directors were selected by the MLA Board of Directors at their meeting on June 12, 2015. They will fill the remainder of the terms vacated by Kathleen Zaenger, Howell Carnegie District Library, who was elected to serve as president elect and Bill Harmer, Chelsea District Library, who has accepted a new library director position in Connecticut.

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    2015 FOIA Amendments Tools from Library of Michigan

    The Library of Michigan has created a packet of information titled “Developing Documents and Summaries for the 2015 FOIA Amendments.” The samples are adapted from documents developed by and for State of Michigan state government agencies. They are primarily intended as information for district libraries and library cooperatives, but may be helpful to other types of public libraries in processing FOIA requests.

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