Experience a private collection in our own backyard

French Cultural Center - Online Library

French Cultural Center – Online Library

Please join ASIS&T and SCIRRT this Friday (Nov 6th) as they tour the private collection of The French Cultural Center.


The group will first meet up at 1:15pm at the Arlington T Station.  From there the group will continue on and meet at the French Cultural Center 2pm. Please plan to arrive promptly at 2:00pm.  The Library is closed to the public on Fridays, but will be open for this special Simmons tour.

The tour of the library will be led by head librarian, Marie Lalevée. The French Cultural Center and Library was founded in Boston in 1945. It began as a one-room collection of 500 books. Today, the library holds 28,000 French language materials for all ages. It is the second largest private collection of French books, periodicals, DVDs, and CDs available in the United States.

Please contact ASIS&T Co-Chair Jesse Moskowitz or SCIRRT Co-Chair Sam Quinon with any questions.

Show and Tell Time!

It’s Show and Tell time at Wheelock’s EARL Center

Join NEASIS&T and Simmons Student Chapter for our March Meet Up.


Mare Parker O’Toole, Assistant Director of  Earl Center for Learning & Innovation, will be showing us their new and exciting educational technologies.  They have an active makerspace and resource center.  This makes for a rich experience to research & practice your inner child and professional interests.

March 31st-Tuesday

Arrive early at 5:30 pm for networking and snack break
Show & Tell time is 6 pm
Bell rings around 7:30 (with a half hour built in for questions, networking, and more food)
Feel free to come late if need be!  We will not mark you tardy
(10 min walk from Simmons)
Easy walking distance from C, D, and E green lines. Closest to the Fenway stop of the D-Line. Next to the Wheelock Family Theatre

Tour of Google Cambridge

Simmons ASIS&T Student Chapter is pleased to offer a tour of the Google Cambridge office!

The tour will include a 30-minute meeting with a current Simmons GSLIS student who works with the Google Books project, followed by a 40-minute tour of the Google office.


We will meet directly at the Google Cambridge office at 5 Cambridge Center, 4th Floor, Cambridge, MA at 2:15 PM on Nov 5.

The location is easily accessible via the Red Line (Kendall/MIT stop) or bus routes CT2 (which runs near Simmons), 64, 68, and 85.  Note that validated parking will not be available for this event.


Please register [ http://googletour2012.eventbrite.com/ ] by October 31, 2012.

Space is limited, so please only register if you are sure you can attend.


For more information on Google Cambridge, visit: http://www.google.com/about/jobs/locations/boston/

For more information on Google Books, visit: http://books.google.com/intl/en/googlebooks/about.html