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Appendix 4.1. Student Groups and Student Chapters of Professional Associations

In addition to a variety of campus-level student groups, SLIS students have formed student chapters of professional associations and other professional organizations. This list of the groups currently active includes some of their activities.

SLIS Indianapolis

SLIS Bloomington


SLIS Indianapolis Activities

ALISS Luncheon Lecture series (ongoing)
ALISS Faculty Brown Bag series (ongoing)

  • ALISS Events: 2010-2011
    Tuesday, Aug. 10 – Adult Book Club meeting: American Gods by Neil Gaiman
    September 2010 – ALISS Beginning of the Year Party
    Friday, Sept. 10 – SLIS Alumni Brown Bag
    Friday, Sept. 17 – Faculty Brown Bag Lunch with Professor Chen: “Library User Studies”
    Friday, Sept. 24 – Faculty Brown Bag Lunch with Professor Applegate: “Being a Librarian in a Small Academic Library” & “Being an Accreditor Site-visitor”
    Monday, Sept. 27 – Adult Book Club meeting: The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
    Friday, Oct. 1 – Luncheon Lecture with Dean Cronin: “A Post-professional, Post-physical, Post-institutional Future?"
    Friday, Oct. 8 – Luncheon Lecture with Sara Laughlin, Director of the Monroe County Public Library: “Whither Public Librarianship?: Missions, Funding, Community and SLIS Graduate Opportunities”
    Friday, Oct. 20 – Faculty Brown Bag Lunch with Barbara Albee: “Alternative Careers for the MLS Degree Holder”
    Saturday, Oct. 30 – ALISS Halloween Party
    Friday, Nov. 5 – Faculty Brown Bag Lunch with Dr. Moeller: “School Librarianship”
    Friday, Nov. 12 – Adult Book Club meeting: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
    Friday, Nov. 12 – Faculty Brown Bag Lunch with Professor Irwin: “When Doors Open, or Landing a Job”
    Saturday, Nov. 14 – Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) Tour with IU Bloomington ALA-SC
    Friday, Nov. 17 – Faculty Brown Bag Lunch with Professor Copeland: “From Library Practice to Library Research”
    December 2010 – ALISS organized students for viewing of LLAMA (Library Leadership and Management Association) webinar, “Job Hunting for the Recent or Pending MLS Graduate”
    Friday, Dec. 10 – Adult Book Club meeting: Cheri by Colette
    Friday, Jan. 21 – Adult Book Club meeting: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
    Friday, Jan. 25 - Friday, Feb. 25 – Book Drive for Theodora House
    Friday, Feb. 11 – Faculty Brown Bag Lunch with Professor Xia: “GIS for Library Research”
    Friday, Feb. 18 – Faculty Brown Bag Lunch with Professor Burk: “So You Want to Be an Archivist!”
    Friday, Feb. 25 – Luncheon Lecture with Dr. Tomas Lipinski: “Top Ten License Provisions to Avoid”
    Friday, Feb. 25 – Adult Book Club meeting: Still Life with Woodpecker by Tom Robbins
    Friday, Mar. 4 – Faculty Brown Bag Lunch with Professor Schilling: “The Impact of Disease on Information Seeking, Use and Social Networking: from HIV/AIDS to Breast Cancer”
    Thursday, Mar. 24 - IUPUI University Library and SLIS INDY Joint Research Conference. Sponsored by ALISS and the 21st Century Leadership Skills Program.
    Friday, Mar. 25 – Luncheon Lecture with Andrea Burnett and Joan Stubbs, School Account Manager and Public Library Sales Consultant, Baker & Taylor: “What Can Your Book Jobber Do for You and Your Library Collection?”
    Friday, Apr. 1 – Faculty Brown Bag Lunch with Professor Helling: TBA
    Friday, Apr. 8 – Faculty Brown Bag Lunch with Professor Sugimoto: “Bibliometrics”
    Friday, Apr. 22 – Luncheon Lecture with Jason Leduc, Director of Sales, Counting Opinions, Topic - “The Data-driven Library: Evidence-based Management”
  • ALISS Events: 2009-2010
    Friday, Oct. 9 – Luncheon Lecture with Dean Blaise Cronin: “Ostriches and Opportunists: The implications of post professionalism” Thursday, Nov. 5 – ALISS Student Social Hour
    Friday, Nov. 20 – Luncheon Lecture with Dr. Jean Preer: “Learning by Serving in a Kenyan Public Library”
    Friday, Feb. 5 – Luncheon Lecture with John MacDonald: Prison Librarian, Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility
    Friday, Apr. 2 – ALISS Academic Librarianship Career Workshop with Eric Snajdr
    Friday, Apr. 9 – Luncheon Lecture with Patsy Allen: Research Librarian, Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
    Friday, Apr. 23 – Luncheon Lecture with Ellen Summers: Librarian, NCAA Library & Archives
    Saturday, May 15 – ALISS End of the Year Party

SLIS Bloomington Student Organizations

  • ALA-SC Events: 2010-2011
    Thursday, Aug. 26 – ALA-SC/ASIST Meet & Greet
    Saturday, Aug. 28 – ALA-SC Nightlife Tour
    Tuesday, Sept. 14 – ALA-SC Chapter Meeting: Volunteering Opportunities
    Thursday, Oct. 7 – ALA-SC Kirkwood Observatory Tour
    Tuesday, Oct. 12 – ALA-SC Chapter Meeting: Conferences: Midwinter and Beyond
    Tuesday, Nov. 9 – ALA-SC Chapter Meeting: Area Studies/International Librarianship w/ Speakers: Marion Frank-Wilson, Akram Khabibullaev, Wen-ling Liu, and Luis Gonzalez
    Saturday, Nov. 14 – Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) Tour with IUPUI ALISS
    Monday, Nov. 15 – IU SLIS Alumni Career Talk
    Friday, Dec. 3 – Movie Night/End of the Year Social
    Friday, Jan. 14 – Welcome Back Social
    Tuesday, Feb. 1 – Panel Talk “Emerging Technologies in the Librarian Profession” with speakers: Courtney Greene, IU Head Digital Library Experience; Chanitra Bishop, IU Instruction and Emerging Technologies Librarian; and Phil Eskew, Monroe County Public Library Technology Trainer
    Friday, Feb. 4 – Downtown Bloomington Gallery Walk
    Tuesday, Mar. 8 – ALA-SC presents: Librarians and Community Outreach w/ speakers: Alba Fernandez-Keys and Emily Okada
    Happy Spring Break Social Night @ Nick’s English Hut
    Tuesday, Apr. 5 – Nontraditonal Library jobs w/ Barbara Kasper (Prison Librarianship) and Sara Laughlin
  • ALA-SC Events: 2009-2010
    Friday, Sept. 11 – ALA-SC Meet & Greet
    Wednesday, Sept. 23 – Beta Phi Mu, Chi Chapter: Fall Exploration Forum
    Wednesday, Sept. 30 – Beta Phi Mu, Chi Chapter: Fall Exploration Forum
    Sunday, Oct. 4 – ALA-SC Executive Meeting
    Saturday, Oct. 24 – ALA-SC Pumpkin Decorating
    Wednesday, Nov. 4 – Digital Libraries Panel
    Friday, Dec. 4 – ALA-SC Movie and Social Outing
    Friday, Jan. 22 – ALA-SC Spring Meet ‘n’ Greet
    Saturday, Jan. 30 – ALA-SC Swing Dance Fundraiser
    Monday, Feb. 15 – ALA-SC Meeting – All SLIS students invited
    Saturday, Mar. 6 – Indiana Library Career Expo: ALA-SC Road Trip
    Monday, Mar. 8 – ALA-SC Employment Panel
    Wednesday, Mar. 10 – Diversity Talk by 2 Public Library Directors
    Friday, Jun. 18 – ALA-SC Summer Meet ‘n’ Greet
  • ASIST - SC Events 2011
    Thursday, Mar. 10 – Social: “Visit to Oliver Winery”
    Monday, Feb. 28 – Held “Excel Tips Seminar for SLIS students”
    Wednesday, Feb. 2 – Social: “Groundhog’s Day Happy Hour” at Crazy Horse Food and Drink Emporium
    Monday, Jan. 24 – Social: “ASIS&T SUPERBOWLing Extravaganza” at Suburban Lanes
    Friday, Jan. 14 – “Introduction to Information Architecture Webinar”
  • ASIST-SC Events 2010
    Monday, Feb. 28 ASIST Networking Event at Uptown Café
    - “Running E-Commerce: An In Depth Look Inside Finishline”
    Thursday, Oct 21 – ASIST Talk: Brad Wisler from SproutBox
    - Social: “ASIST Game Night” at Scholar’s Inn Bakehouse
    Thursday, Aug. 26 – Social: “Welcome Back Social” at Nick’s English Hut (co-sponsored with ALA-SC)
    Tuesday, Mar. 23 – ASIST Talk: Hanapin Marketing- Internet, Information, and Marketing Tech Talk
    Tuesday, Feb. 16- Social: “ASIST Happy Hour” at Yogi’s
    Tuesday, Feb. 16 – Data Center Tour at Wrubel Computing Center
    Thursday, Feb. 4 – Social: “ASIST Bowling Extravaganza” at Classic Lanes
    Monday, Jan. 25 – ASIST Talk: “Social Reference and Digital Reference: Online question answering practices in two diverse communities” by Howard Rosenbaum and Pnina Shachaf (co-sponsored with Indiana Chapter of ASIST)
  • PLG-SC Events 2011
    Sunday, Feb. 20 – PLG Spring Meet n’ Greet @ The Irish Lion
    Monday, Mar. 14 – PLG Pages to Prisoners Night
    Wednesday, Mar. 23 – PLG Kinsey Library Tour
    Saturday, Apr. 2 – PLG Eiteljorg Museum and Library Trip
  • PLG-SC Events 2009
    PLG Bowling Night 2009
  • SAA-SC Events 2011
    Friday, Mar. 25 – Wylie House Museum Tour
    Friday, Apr. 8 – Archivist Job Panel: w/ Lori Dekydtspotter, Carrie Schwier, and Rachael Stoeltje
    Saturday, Mar. 5 and Sunday Mar. 6 – Conference for Graduate Students and Beginning Professionals in Archives, Rare Books, and Special Collections
  • SAA-SC Events 2010
    Friday, Mar. 5 and Saturday Mar. 6 – Conference for Graduate Students and Beginning Professionals in Archives, Rare Books, and Special Collections
  • SAA-SC Events 2007/2008
    Friday, Feb. 8 2008 – Workshop: Getting to Know EAD
    Saturday, Feb. 9 2008 – Second Annual SAA-SC Symposium: Graduate Student Conference in Archives and Rare Books
    Friday, Apr. 4 2008 – What is the Liberian Collection Project? discussion w/ Verlon Stone
    Workshop: Working with Photographs in Archives
    Panel Discussion: Social memory and Oral History: Remember out past for out future
    Monday, Apr. 16 2007 – Bit by Bit: A Panel Discussion of the Cultural Implications of Digitization
    Tuesday, Feb. 20 2007 – On the Hunt: Tips for Archival Job Searching
  • SLA-SG Events 2011
    Sunday, Mar. 13 – Bagel Call-out Brunch with Free Coffee @ Bloomington Bagel Company
  • SLA-SG Events 2010
    Wednesday, Mar. 9 – Round Robin Resume Review
  • SLA-SG Events 2009
    Monday, Feb. –16 Guest speaker: Tony White, director of the Fine Arts Library, Topic: Art Librarianship
    Friday, Mar. 27 – Study Break @ Crazy Horse
    Wednesday, Apr, 1 – Guest speaker, Rachel Slough discusses the Fulbright experience
    Saturday, Apr. 18 – Volunteering at TC Steele (Miss Potter’s Tea Party)
    Saturday, May 2 – SLIS Year-End Bash at Olcott Park
    Saturday, Jun 13 – Jullian Hinchliffe, Lily Library Curator of Puzzles to speak about the Slocum Puzzle Collection and Puzzle Librarianship
    Friday, Sept. 4 – SLA-SG’s Ice Cream Meet n Great at 3rd Street Park
    Thursday, Oct 8 – Internship Panel featuring Debbie Evans-Cantrell on IUB Visual Resource Center; Nick Savot on Northwestern University; Emily Young on Department of State; and Brian Norberg on Library of Congress
    Saturday, Oct. 10 – Benefit Concert at the Bishop: Music from or about SLIS Librarians
    Tuesday, Nov. 17 – Panel Discussion: Tony White of the Fine Arts Library and Keith Cochran of the William & Gayle Cook Music Library
  • SLA-SG Events 2008 Wednesday, Feb. 28 – Assistive Technologies in the Library and Information Commons: A Panel Discussion w/ Juliet Hardesty (User-Centered Programer), Margaret Londergan (Creator and manager of IU adaptive Technology Center), Mary Strow (Head of Reference Services IUB), and Nantanoot Suwannawut (Grad Student)
    Wednesday, Mar. 5 – Round Robin Resume Review
  • SLA-SG Events 2007
    Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Behind the Scenes, tour of Lily Library
    Friday, Mar. 2 – Round Robin Resume Review
    Wednesday, Nov. 14 – Resume Writing Workshop