ALA Annual Conference Twitter Roundup

While you were away… Some members of the ALASC team were lucky enough to be on the ground at the first ALA Annual Conference (ALAAC) since the start of the pandemic at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D. C. Events co-coordinator Irene Miller, treasurer LaShaunda Croussore, and blogging assistant Emily Espanol took over the ALASC twitter (@ALASCSJSU)…

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Critical Information Literacy – an asset for modern libraries!

Hello everyone! Melony here, and for this blog post I’d like to share some information about one of my favorite library topics and its growing importance, not only in the field of librarianship, but in our day-to-day interactions with information in everyday life - Critical Information Literacy!   Critical Information Literacy (or CIL for short!) is a big library concept…

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News from ALA: Registration is open for #ALAAC21!

Hello everyone! Here's a message from ALA: Are you looking for new strategies to deal with the rapid pace of change in the library field? Want to stay up-to-date on what matters most to your day-to-day work and library needs? Would you like to discover new books from celebrities and bestselling authors? If so, join us at the 2021 Annual…

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Upcoming 2021 ALA Midwinter Event: Librarian Lounge: A Student Networking Session, Monday 1/25 @ 1pm CST

Hello and Happy New Year to all of our SJSU ALASC members! ALASC wants to share that there will be a 2021 ALA Midwinter Event on Monday, 1/25 at 1pm CST hosted by students for students. Librarian Lounge: A Student Networking Session is a chance to recap what we have all learned from the conference, connect with fellow students/colleagues from…

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Registration for 2021 ALA Midwinter Conference Extended to 1/19 @ 11:59pm CST!

Hello and Happy New Year to all of our SJSU ALASC members! If you have not already, please be sure to register for the 2021 ALA Midwinter conference! This virtual conference is free for ALA student members; and the deadline for registration been extended from Friday, January 15th, 2021 to Monday, January 19th, 2021 at 11:59pm CST. For more information, you…

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