Announcing 2017 LACASIS&T Student / Early Career Travel Award

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

2017 McKinley Winners!

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.

July 2017 Board Meeting

It’s a summer month! So LACASIST is meeting online via Zoom only.

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 lacasist@gmail.com if you want to add anything else to the agenda!

2017 Margaret McKinley Memorial Student Scholarship Essay Competition

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