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Archive for September, 2013

EFTS Awards for Libraries Using DOCLINE

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

The MidContinental Region (MCR) is offering $150 in start-up funding for  the Electronic Funds Transfer System (EFTS) to each MCR library using DOCLINE but not currently participating in the EFTS program.  EFTS is a cost-efficient program for libraries. Benefits include reduction of costs and elimination of paperwork.  More information on the program is here.

Any MCR DOCLINE library , but EFTS non-participant is eligible to apply.  Deadline for submitting an application is October 31, 2013. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until funds are no longer available, or until the deadline date.

For more information about the award requirements and how to apply :

Questions? Please Contact Jim Honour


“Sharing Back” – From the Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians – Wed. September 4 at 1:00 MT/2:00 CT

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Professional Development Award winners – Sharing Back – Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians – Wed. September 4, at 1:00 MT/2:00 CT

Two of our  MidContinental Region health science librarians, Susan Fowler and Rachel Gyore received the NN/LM MCR Professional Development Award to attend the Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians.   They’ll be “Sharing Back”  the highlights of this conference.   A session not to be missed!

NOTE URL  Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in.  No registration required. Captioning will be provided and the session will be recorded.   Questions to (mm)


Mission I’mPossible at MCMLA

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

To complete your mission at MCMLA, be prepared to account for your actions regarding health sciences libraries.  You are required to divulge this information to retain your good standing in this agency (and to gain points and become eligible for a prize.)  Check back next week at this same drop point for important final instructions.  As always, maintain your cover.  You are being watched! (rv)