Friday, June 19, 2009

ALA Core Competencies

The ALA adopted these core competencies as policy at the Midwinter Meeting this year. They outline what LIS students should know after graduating from an ALA-accredited program.

Click HERE to view these statements.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Library Day at Comerica

In case you missed this on the listserv. From Christine Ayer, an LISP alumni:

Who: Librarians, library staff members, LIS students, library fans and "groupies" and their families
What: Library Day at Comerica Park on
When: Sunday, August 9 at 1:05 PM when the Tigers take on the Minnesota Twins!

There are a block of seats available, for $12 each. Orders must be placed by July 10 and the order form and additional info can be found on Christine's blog

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Friday, June 05, 2009

Open SLA Positions

SLA @ WSU is currently accepting nominations for officers.

The following positions are available beginning in the Fall of 2009:
  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
Please send your name, telephone number, email address, position desired and a short paragraph explaining why you should be selected for the position.

Send this information to

SLA @ WSU Event

SLA @ WSU Conversations with Professionals

Who: All LISP students and alumni

What: Conversations with Professionals Event with guest speakers from the Michigan Professional Chapter of SLA, Sophia Guevara, Colleen Lyon, and Nathan Rupp. Learn about the benefits of membership in a professional organization.

When: Friday, June 19th 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: Kresge Auditorium on the 1st floor of the Purdy/Kresge Library

RSVP: Please e-mail back2stacey@msn or if you plan to attend