Upcoming Event: ALA Spectrum Scholarship Program Informational Webinar on December 2nd, 2020

Hello everyone! Here is some news from the American Library Association on the Spectrum Scholarship program: ALA’s Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS) will host an informational webinar at 5 p.m. Central on December 2 aimed at current and prospective Spectrum Scholarship program applicants to discuss the application process and give tips and information on navigating additional funding…

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BCALA seeks authors for Reflections, Resistance, and Reawakening

The Black Caucus of the ALA (BCALA) is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding, and is inviting library students to consider writing for the next installment of BCALA's Black Librarian in America series. Prospective writers can submit a 1,000-word abstract of a proposed chapter in the new BCALA book entitled The Black Librarian in America: Reflections, Resistance, and Reawakening, set…

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Upcoming Event: BCALA President Meet and Greet on November 9th, 2020 at 5pm

iSchool students are invited to speak with the President of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA), Shauntee Burns-Simpson. Learn how to get involved with the professional organization and become a library leader. Date: Monday, November 9, 2020 Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) Location: Zoom The Zoom link for this event is being emailed to all students…

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Upcoming iSchool Event: Cafecito con Your Ancestors on October 29, 2020 from 5:30PM – 6:30PM

Cafecito con Your Ancestors OCTOBER 29, 2020 - 5:30PM - 6:30PM ¡Estan invitados! Join REFORMA SJSU iSchool Student & Alumni Group in celebrating Dia de los Muertos at our next Virtual Cafecito con Your Ancestors event on October 29th from 5:30p.m.-6:30p.m. Attendees are invited to share a photo or an artifact of their loved ones and share a memory of…

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Upcoming Free PLA Webinar: The ACA and Advancing LGBTQ Health on 10/21/20 @ 1pm CST

Hello everyone! Below is the information for an upcoming free PLA webinar happening next week. Free PLA Webinar The ACA and Advancing LGBTQ Health Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 1-2 p.m. Central The COVID-19 pandemic has made it critical for health information providers across the country to stay informed about the special protections and benefits health insurance coverage offers to…

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