Chapter Archives

– Chapter History : The LACASIST celebrated its 50th anniversary with a program held on June 21, 2011 in the William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University. The chapter was pleased to present two featured speakers: Dr. Robert Hayes, Founder of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Documentation Institute (ADI), and Dr. Nicholas Belkin, awarded the Chapter’s 2011 Contributions to Information Science and Technology Award (CISTA). Chapter member Sarah Buchanan wrote and published the article, “Regional information science: Education and disciplinary precept in the Los Angeles Chapter of ASIST, 1961ñ2011” in JASIST 62.11 (2011),

– Chapter Web History :

The Chapter has maintained a Web site since 1996. The few address changes are reflective of then-developing online environments, the name change, and Members’ affiliations (Note: links non-active):

OASIS is the Chapter newsletter. Published under this title since 1967, OASIS has been distributed exclusively online since 2003 (Note: historical links only): (2009-2010) (2006-2008) (2003-2006) (2000-2002) (1995-2001)

The Chapter has maintained a listserve to enable Members’ communications: (Nov. 18, 2009- ) & lacasis-l (2000-2009)