LSSIRT News

 

2015 Annual Conference Activities

 

STEERING COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIP MEETING

DATE: Saturday, June 26,  2015
TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
WHERE:  ALA Annual Conference, San Francisco (CA) - Moscone Convention Center, Room 272 South Hall   

DESCRIPTION: Want to hear the latest news about LSSIRT?  All ALA conference attendees are welcome to attend this OPEN meeting. We would love to see you there.   Map of Moscone Convention Center meeting rooms here.

 

LSSIRT Program

DATE: Sunday, June 27,  2015
TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
WHERE:  ALA Annual Conference, San Francisco (CA) - Moscone Convention Center, Room 3000  Wes Hall

DESCRIPTION: Staff Development @ Your Library  Map of Moscone Convention Center meeting rooms here.

 

 

LSSIRT Receives Donation from COLT

Due to waning participation over the last five years, the Council on Library/Media Technicians (COLT) has recently become inactive.  ALA-APA and LSSIRT were recently notified that COLT had a provision in their by-laws that any existing monies would go to ALA.  Jackie Lakatos, former COLT President and former ex-officio member of the LSSIRT Board, provided LSSIRT President Kareen Turner with a check for $2708.70.  The funds will be used to further the mission of LSSIRT.  Read the complete article at this link:

LSSIRT Receives Donation from COLT (pdf file)

Sari Feldman, President-Elect of ALA

Read the complete Q&A responses from Sari at this link:

Sari Feldman (pdf file)

LSSC Continues to Deliver Graduates!

The LSSRC Program has certified 23 support staff since the 2013 Annual Conference and 28 new candidates have joined.  There are 75 graduates; 46 who completed courses and/or portfolios and 29 that utilized the LTA recognition program.  Core subsidies of $200 were awarded to 35 candidates.  Read more at the ALA-APA website: http://ala-apa.org/lssc/

 2015 PARALIBRARIAN OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to LJ's 2015 Paralibrarian of the Year, Tamara Faulkner Kraus,  ­Hickory Public Library, NC 

 Read the full article about Tamara in Library Journal online