DLIS is excited to offer a non-credit hour course on career advising and engaging with the LIS profession this fall 2021. Whether you are coming to LIS from another field or if this is your first career, our newly developed curriculum can benefit you. New, mid-program, and final semester students are invited to join this course, as the instructor… Read more »
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COURSE DESCRIPTION Addresses the major issues and challenges facing the archival/records management professions in their quest to manage electronic records. Students will study and evaluate the impact automation has had on archival theory and practice, analyzing various models and strategies archivists have developed to manage electronic records. EXTENDED COURSE DESCRIPTION General examination of the document… Read more »
While libraries have offered electronic resources for many years, in this new landscape of social distancing, electronic resources are quickly becoming indispensable to libraries and their patrons. In this pandemic, many libraries have had to close their doors for months at a time. Electronic resources like Overdrive, Hoopla, and other databases are now crucial services… Read more »
They are extending the deadline for their conference stipends to August 2, 2021. Click here for more information and too apply: https://connect.sla.org/bf/awards2/award-descriptions
The Black Caucus of ALA is currently collecting responses for an MLIS Students of Color Needs Assessment. Click here to access the survey. The assessment is part of the Breaking Barriers Project that is designed to create a national, virtual Black/African American MLIS (or equivalent) student organization sponsored entirely by BCALA.