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Dec 18 2014

Our next board meeting will be Thursday, December 18th at noon PST, in a Google Hangout here:

More details to be posted.

Dec 11 2014

Merry everything! Come celebrate the holiday season with your friends and colleagues at LACASIS&T’s holiday party on December 11th, 2014, where we will cheers to the wonderful year we shared and all we have to look forward to in 2015.

We’re partnering with the Special Libraries Association’s Southern California Chapter (SLA-SCC), and new partners, California Librarians Black Caucus (CLBC) for this special event. There will be mixing, mingling, delicious food, cocktails, and a DJ and dance floor!!

Dec 04 2014

Have you wondered what it is like to work in a museum and in a library and archives department within the institution? Interested in learning more about the interdisciplinary approaches to such an institution?

SJSU ASIS&T and co-sponsors Society of American Archivists SJSU SLIS Student Chapter and Los Angeles Chapter of ASIS&T are excited to welcome Richard P. Hulser, Chief Librarian at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, to discuss the wonderful world of technology in museum libraries.

Topics during this session will include the opportunities and challenges of working in a

Dec 03 2014

At our November meet-up and mixer, we had a great time catching up, getting to know new and prospective members, and sharing professional challenges and solutions.

This month's happy hour is virtual! So pour a cocktail (if you're so inclined) and join us at 7:30pm on Wednesday, December 3th in a Google Hangout:

See you there!

Nov 18 2014

Join our virtual meeting at 4pm on Tues, November 18!:

Agenda items:

  1. Review of Nov. 12th meet-up -- A great success! Insights into what worked, areas to improve, and ideas for future event planning.
  2. Final details of Holiday Party (scheduled for Dec. 11 @ Skirball)
  3. Follow-up on last virtual meeting:
    • a. Have liaisons connected with student groups? What's the scoop?
    • b. Next steps for January educational event
    • c. Scheduling virtual happy hour(s)
  4. Reminder to tune in at 6pm to SJSU ASIS&T's event which LACASIS&T is co-sponsoring on technology in museum libraries:
Oct 10 2014

Our virtual meeting will be on Friday, October 10th at 1pm.

Agenda items: - Website hosting - Event for November (meet face to face and re-group) and January (educational presentation) - Status of student group - Please message/comment with any other items you'd like to cover

Dec 12 2013

This year, we're teaming up again with SLA-SCC for an excellent holiday party and we will feature live musicians!

Dec 05 2012

Please come join us and the Southern California Chapter of the Special Libraries Association for a night of drinks, dining and dancing. Our speaker is Holden Steinberg of She’s an up-and-comer from the world of mobile apps.

Speakers and Special Guests: 

Holden Steinberg, Co-founder PageWoo
Holden has a flair for big concepts and creative solutions. As creative director of Appocalypse, Holden crafted sophisticated web applications for a variety of media companies and Fortune 500 brands.

Jun 11 2012

GSE&IS Dean Aimée Dorr, Information Studies Department Chair Gregory Leazer, and the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) invite you to a special luncheon celebrating the life of Harold Borko. Join colleagues, friends, and family in remembering the life and accomplishments of Harold Borko, a pioneer in the field of Information Science.

About Harold Borko, 1922-2012

A professor in the UCLA Library School of Library Services, Harold Borko was the author of two seminal texts in information science, “Abstracting Concepts and Methods” (New York, NY: Academic Press,

Dec 15 2010

This year's holiday event is organized with the Special Libraries Association - Southern California Chapter. A holiday event with substance. Join a variety of professionals to mix, mingle, synergize and look forward. Plus: Three course meal and cash bar; Entertainment, provided by DJ Dave Dolphin; Free admission to the Museum prior to the event; Support of an important charitable cause, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Room to Read.