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Meet-Up: Professional Organizations for LIS Students. LIBR 203 Mentors: Rachel Arteaga , Cynthia Orozco & Loretta Staal January 23, 2011. Start here: http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/resources/orgs.htm. Broken down into different member groups State and regional chapters

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Meet-Up:Professional Organizationsfor LIS Students

LIBR 203 Mentors:

Rachel Arteaga, Cynthia Orozco & Loretta Staal

January 23, 2011


Start here:http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/resources/orgs.htm


  • Broken down into different member groups

  • State and regional chapters

  • 11 Divisions: American Association of School Librarians (AASL) ,Assn. of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) , Assn. for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) , Assn. for Library Service to Children (ALSC) , Assn. of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends & Foundations , Assn. of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) , Library and Information Technology Assn. (LITA) , Library Leadership & Management Assn. (LLAMA) , Public Library Assn. (PLA), Reference & User Services Assn. (RUSA) , The Young Adult Library Services Assn. (YALSA)

  • Committees, councils, round tables

  • For more info go to: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/index.cfm

  • Opportunities and benefits for student members: http://www.ala.org/ala/membership/whoisala/students/index.cfm

American Library Association (ALA)


  • traditionally underrepresented groups (American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, not necessarily limited to these groups)

  • $5000 scholarship, trip to ALA annual, Spectrum Leadership Institute, 1 year free ALA membership plus division memberships, mentoring and networking opportunities, awards/scholarships from other organizations specifically for Spectrum Scholars

  • For more information including eligibility requirements go to:

  • http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/diversity/spectrum/scholarshipinformation.cfm

  • ALA’s Office of Diversity - Spectrum Scholarship


    • Who should join YALSA?:

      • Do you have in interest in working with young adults (teens 13-20 years old)?

      • Do you like YA lit?

    • What is YALSA known for?:

      • Printz Award (YA literary excellence), Best Books lists (awards in many categories)

    • Membership Benefits:

      • discounts on products and books, discounted registration for online courses, webinars, conferences, and more

      • more than $40,000 in grants and awards for members each year

      • subscriptions to publications like YALSA's award-winning quarterly journal and a monthly e-newsletter

      • professional support, including networking, volunteer opportunities, and practical resources

    • Cost:

      • $53 for student members ($33 for ALA/$20 for YALSA)

      • When you join ALA you add YALSA for $20 extra dollars

    • Source: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/joinus/joinus.cfm

    YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association)


    ALCTS (Association for Library Collections & Technical Services:

    • Members of ALCTS receive a subscription to the quarterly, peer-reviewed journal, Library Resources & Technical Services.

    • Opportunities to attend webinars, workshops, e-forums; many are free.

    • Opportunities to contribute to the profession by serving on committees and contributing papers and posters.


    ALA Connect


    California Library Association (CLA)

    • CLA provides leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library services, librarianship, and the library community. We help members excel in a fast-changing job market. We're a resource for learning about new ideas and technology, and we actively work to influence legislation affecting libraries and librarians.

    • Check to see if your state has a library organization.


    North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG)


    PNLA


    ASI


    Special Libraries Association (SLA)

    • SLA Connections Newsletter

    • Events

    • Membership directory

    • Publications

    • Student groups

    • Click University for continuing professional development

    • Resources

    • Career Center

    • www.sla.org


    Society of American Archivists


    Student Membership

    • The American Archivist

    • Archival Outlook

    • Member discounts

      • SAA Bookstore, Annual Meeting, Workshops

    • Mentoring Program

    • Section and Roundtable Membership

    • $44 Annual Dues


    Other Archivist Associations

    • Society of California Archivists

    • Society of Southwest Archivists

    • Seattle Area Archivists

    • Northwest Archivists, Inc.

    • Chicago Area Archivists


    REFORMA

    APALA

    • Goals of REFORMA:

      • Develop Spanish-language and Latino-oriented library collections

      • Recruit bilingual/bicultural library personnel

      • Promote libraries and librarianship among Latinos

      • Advocate for the information needs of Latino community

    • $5 Annual Dues (waived the first year)

    • 26 chapters

    • Address the needs of Asian/Pacific American librarians and those who serve Asian/Pacific American communities

    • Support and encourage library services to Asian/Pacific American communities

    • Recruit and mentor Asian/Pacific American librarians in LIS professions

    • Provide a forum for the exchange of ideas

    • $10 Annual Dues


    REFORMA & APALA Student Membership

    • Mentoring programs

    • Scholarships or funding

    • Electronic discussion lists/listservs

    • Membership directory

    • Newsletter


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