32nd Annual Charleston Conference Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition

Randy Dykhuis

Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS)
Executive Director

Randy Dykhuis is Executive Director of the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services, a nonprofit, membership organization that provides libraries in Michigan and Indiana with a convenient, single point of contact for training, group purchasing and technical support for electronic resources. He has held that position since February 2010. Prior to that, he was Executive Director for the Michigan Library Consortium, a position he held from August 1995 through February 2010. Prior to joining MLC, Dykhuis served as director of OCLC services at OHIONET in Columbus, Ohio and worked as senior marketing representative at OCLC in Dublin, Ohio. His experience in public libraries includes stints at Grand Rapids (MI) Public Library and Grace A. Dow Memorial Library in Midland, Michigan. Dykhuis received his Masters in Library Science from Wayne State University and his Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University.