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Aug 19

Ways to Follow ALISS

There are lots of ways to keep up with what is going on with ALISS. You can like us on facebook at and On twitter @aliss_iupui With more ways coming soon!

Oct 27

Printz Award Winners Book Club

It’s November/December Book Club Time!!! We will be meeting on Wednesday, December 4th at 7:30 to discuss one of the following Young Adult Printz Award Winners…. VOTE NOW until Friday, 11/1 **Just comment with your pick from one of the following choices: 1. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak 2. Looking for Alaska by John …

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Apr 24


Hi everyone.  Just a quick note to let you all know that Resume Spin (scheduled for Saturday, April 27th) has been cancelled.  Sorry for the inconvenience.  If you’d still like someone to review a resume and cover letter we suggest contacting your adviser.

Oct 31

November Book Club

Hey everyone, Check out our Facebook page before 6 p.m. on Wednesday (10/31) to vote for the book we will be reading in November!!!!  All three choices are historical fiction. Join the event on Facebook as well-there will be FREE food!  

Oct 24

It’s that time of the month again…

Join us Friday, October 26 at 7p.m. at Cornerstone Coffeehouse in Broad Ripple.  We will be discussing The Shining by Stephen King to get in the Halloween mood.  We will also be offering free pizza…so we hope to see you there!!   Cornerstone Coffeehouse address: 651 East 54th Street Indianapolis, IN 46220

Oct 17

Open Access Brown Bag Discussion: Real Experiences with Open Access

Thursday, October 25, 12 – 1pm, University Library UL1116 In celebration of international Open Access Week, University Library is collaborating with IUB SLIS and IUPUI SLIS to host a brown bag about real experiences with OA. How does Open Access really affect the research and publishing process? What are the pros and cons of Open Access? …

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May 02

Advice from a Search Committee Member

University librarian William Weare, who is always doing things to help out ALISS, recently sent me this article from Library Journal giving tips to job seekers from the perspective of someone who has served on many search committees. It is full of practical advice on how to stand out and how not to get thrown …

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Apr 13

ALISS Officer Elections

Voting for next year’s shiny new crop of officers has ended!  Thank you to all those who voted. Congratulations to Olivia Hedlund (President), Erin Cataldi (Vice President), and Leanne Bolton (Secretary/Treasurer).  

Apr 06

Goodbye Dr. Preer!

Puppy with a sad look

  In case you weren’t aware, the irreplaceable professor Dr. Jean Preer will be retiring at the end of this year. Luckily for us, she has agreed to give a Last Lecture to inspire us before striding boldly off into the sunset. Details on the when and where will be announced soon, but she would …

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Oct 06

So you’re going to library school!

So you’re going to library school! I thought that this article was an excellent look into library school from the perspective of a new librarian.