The Los Angeles Chapter of ASIS&T is pleased to offer two (2) travel awards to attend the Information Architecture Summit (IA Summit), a conference for people in user experience and information architecture, in Chicago, Illinois from March 21-25, 2018. This is the first year that LACASIS&T has offered this. Continue reading Announcing 2017 LACASIS&T Student / Early Career Travel Award
This year we are pleased to announce that LACASIST is able to offer 2 scholarships to our McKinley winners.
- Sara Bond is working towards her MLIS in Library and Information Science at University of California, Los Angeles. Read Sara’s winning essay.
- Marisa C. Hernandez is working on her Master in Management in Library and Information Science at University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. Read Marisa’s winning essay.
Both winners will receive a $1000 US reimbursement funding to attend the 2017 ASIS&T Annual Meeting conference to be held in Washington, D.C, and a one-year membership to ASIS&T.
Marisa C. Hernandez is a graduate student working on her Master in Management in Library and Information Science, Marshall School of Business at the Univerity of Southern California.
Maria is one of two winners of the 2017 McKinley Scholarship. Continue reading Marisa C. Hernandez, 2017 McKinley winner
Sara Bond is a graduate student working on her Master’s in Library and Information Science at the Univerity of California, Los Angeles.
Sara is one of two winners of the 2017 McKinley Scholarship. Continue reading Sara Bond, 2017 McKinley winner
This month, our monthly board meeting lands during Labor Day weekend, so that’s another reason we’re meeting via Zoom! Come join us as we talk about what’s going on with the Los Angeles Chapter. Continue reading 2017-09 September Board Meeting
It’s a summer month! So LACASIST is meeting online via Zoom only.
- Date: July 1, 2017
- Time: 9am – 10:30am
- Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/611769130
Things we’ll be covering this month:
- Fall event “Feedback Loop” updates
- McKinley scholarships — getting the word out
- ASIST Chapter Annual Report
- Other items:
- logo refresh updates?
Reach out to Grace at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to add anything else to the agenda!
The Los Angeles Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (LACASIST) is sponsoring their Annual Margaret McKinley Student Scholarship Essay Competition. This competition, first established in 1992, and renamed in memory of the late Margaret McKinley in 1993, is intended to encourage students in Library and Information Science programs to consider the benefits of participation in the activities of professional societies. Continue reading 2017 Margaret McKinley Memorial Student Scholarship Essay Competition