Library Card Sign Up Month

Happy Library Card Sign Up Month from ALA-SC! Check out these flyers with instructions on how to sign up for library cards in Massachusetts, including the Boston Public Library and its branches, as well as the Minuteman Library Network.

SLIS Welcome Day!

Stop by the ALA-SC table on SLIS Welcome Day! Officers will be available from 10AM-5PM on Tuesday, September 5 to answer questions about ALA-SC and to talk about our future events. Check it out for giveaways, to sign up for our email listserv, or just to chat!

How to Get a Job! This Thursday!

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12PM-1PM

ALA-SC is hosting a Brown Bag Lunch event next Thursday, November 20th to help answer your questions about how to get a job after you graduate! The three-person panel consists of SLIS professors Laura Saunders and Lisa Hussey and Career Education Center Director Andrea Wolf. They will share their expertise and knowledge on what libraries are looking for in grad students and will be happy to answer your questions!

The event is being held in the Collaboratory (P-314) from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.  Light snacks and beverages will be provided.

Please visit our EventBrite page to RSVP (and make sure we have enough snacks!):

We look forward to seeing you next week!

Celebrating National Library Week: Library Snapshot Day!!

Deadline: Thursday, April 18th

In honor of National Library Week (April 14-20), ALA-SC invites you to submit a photo of your favorite library (either the one you work in or the one you live in!). No need to make it anything fancy—just snap the shot and submit it to us via our Facebook, Twitter, or by emailing it to us at We will be accepting submissions up until Thursday, April 18th when all the photos will be posted to our website and submitted to ALA for inclusion in their ongoing Library Snapshot project. Don’t miss the chance to share your library with the world!

ACLR Webinar: Embedded Librarians: Integrating Information Literacy Instruction at the Point of Need

Tuesday, April 30th at 2:00pm in the School of Management Building, Rm. 223

GSLIS student are invited to attend a viewing up this fascinating webcast! More and more libraries are adopting embedded librarianship as an approach to creating an integrated and sustained library instruction presence in classes across the curriculum. In this webcast, embedded librarians will describe examples of successful embedded projects across the range of academic levels and departments, including both online and on-campus instruction.

Library Liaison Lecture Series – Erin Harper

Monday, March 25 @ 5:00-6:00pm

Erin Harper, Technical Services Librarian, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP


ALA-SC is continuing to sponsor this fantastic lecture series that highlights “the good, the bad, and the pretty cool parts” of librarianship by inviting you to hear from real librarians working in various aspects of the profession. Those of you who attended the first lecture know the value of this experience and since the events are highly informal, feel free to drop in to listen as you can.