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Save the Dates for the 2024 UPRLC Annual Conference: September 25th and 26th, 2024

The 2024 UPRLC Annual Conference will be held on September 24th and 25th at the Joseph Heirman University Center on the campus of Bay College in Escanaba.  This year’s theme is “Bold Library Futures”.  The Conference Call for Proposals is now open.  Proposals can be submitted online and are due by Friday, May 17,2024.  Join us and help create Bold Library Futures! 

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Save the date for the 2023 UPRLC Annual Conference

The 2023 UPRLC Annual Conference will be held on Wednesday, September 13 and Thursday September 14  in Sault Ste. Marie.    The main conference will be held at Lake Superior State University on September 14th; the Bayliss Public Library will be hosting pre-conference events on September 13th.  For more information, go to the UPRLC Conference page on our web site.  We look forward to seeing you in the Sault in September!

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UPRLC Board of Directors Regular Meeting Scheduled

The next regular meeting of the UPRLC Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 10 AM Central/11 AM Eastern. The meeting will be held via Zoom conferencing service. Contact Pam Malmsten ( for more information.

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Matchmaking :|b the forgotten step

If you’re playing matchmaker between an item you want to add to your catalog and a bibliographic record, you need to follow two steps: Find a record. Match the record to the item you have in your hand. ♥  This entry to the Cat’s Meow is about making the match.  ♥ Good matches make for happy patrons.  If you have a patron who requests a large-print copy but gets a mass market edition with tiny print when their hold is available, they won’t be happy.  If they want an ebook … read more Matchmaking :|b the forgotten step

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