ISSA - Dominican University

ISSA - Dominican University The mission of the association is to enhance the Dominican University School of Information Studies

04/28/2023
Still struggling with a summer job? Here is a page from SJSU’s website linking various job boards! Its state job boards ...
04/26/2023

Still struggling with a summer job? Here is a page from SJSU’s website linking various job boards! Its state job boards focus on California, but the national job boards may be helpful in finding jobs in specific areas of librarianship!
https://ischool.sjsu.edu/job-listing-sites-and-resources

If you are new to the information profession, or it has been a long time since you conducted a job search, you may want to ...

04/24/2023

Congratulations on making it through the year! You did great, and whether you are graduating or continuing with the program next year, ISSA wishes you well and hopes that you got something out of the year!

04/20/2023

Keep your eyes peeled for the de-stress events this semester! From Therapy Dogs to Bad Art Day, all of them are on EngageDU so feel free to participate in them if you are feeling the stress of the final weeks of the semester!

Struggling with coming up with ideas for programming? Take a look on the Programming Librarian! A website with all sorts...
04/17/2023

Struggling with coming up with ideas for programming? Take a look on the Programming Librarian! A website with all sorts of programming ideas and various filters to narrow it down. This will be extremely helpful for coming up with ideas or looking for inspiration!
https://programminglibrarian.org

A website of the American Library Association Public Programs Office

ISSA has posted about this in the past, but as a reminder as you continue your job search, be sure to refer back to the ...
04/12/2023

ISSA has posted about this in the past, but as a reminder as you continue your job search, be sure to refer back to the INALJ (I Need a Library Job) website to look at useful terms as well as a series of links to potential job boards you can search for!
https://inalj.com

The nexus of information professionals and information potential / Library and LIS jobs

04/10/2023

If you want to learn more about the ALA Conference’s schedule to decide which days you are going to go on, here is the basic schedule for the conference. Sadly, the specific sessions are not listed yet, but it gives you an idea how many sessions there will be and what times they are at.
https://2023.alaannual.org/schedule-at-a-glance

Schedule-at-a-GlanceClick the dates below to jump to the schedule by day. Sessions are listed in Central Time.Subject to change as details are confirmed.Thu 22 | Fri 23 | Sat 24 | Sun 25 | Mon 26 | Tue 27 Thursday June 229:00am — 5:00pm (CT)Session Blocks 1 — 5: Preconferences and Committee Meet...

Check out the upcoming Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon this year! It will be hosted in the WeatherTech Innovation Lab (Crown 110) ...
04/06/2023

Check out the upcoming Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon this year! It will be hosted in the WeatherTech Innovation Lab (Crown 110) on Tuesday April 11, Wednesday April 12, and Thursday April 13 between 12 and 4 PM each day. Be sure to participate if you have any passion for editing!
https://engagedu.dom.edu/event/9019108

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03/30/2023

The Chemistry Club is hosting a competition involving creating bottle rockets, whether on your own or in a group! This is being held on Tuesday, April 11th from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. Be sure to drop by if you want to create your own bottle rocket and compete against others!
https://engagedu.dom.edu/event/8757943

Do you want to find more news specifically about libraries? There is a blog titled Library Link of the Day that posts a ...
03/27/2023

Do you want to find more news specifically about libraries? There is a blog titled Library Link of the Day that posts a link to an article from a reputable blog or news source every day. This would be useful for keeping up with library updates if you do not have other sources!
https://www.tk421.net/librarylink/

Today's Link for March 14, 2023: Gen Zers are bookworms but say they're shunning e-books because of eye strain, digital detoxing, and their love for libraries [Insider]

If you are almost at graduation or looking for a new library job over the summer, be sure to start you search early rath...
03/22/2023

If you are almost at graduation or looking for a new library job over the summer, be sure to start you search early rather than wait for the last minute! RAILS is the best place to find library jobs in the Chicagoland area, and many of them would be good positions to apply for if you do not have prior library experience!
https://www.railslibraries.info/jobs

We provide the RAILS Jobs Board as a service and convenience to our member libraries. Libraries and other employers may list library-related job openings here. All applications, interviews, hiring decisions, etc., are between the employers and job applicants. Job listings are automatically removed a...

ISSA has partnered up with the Oak Park Public Library to schedule a tour of OPPL on Monday, April 17th at 10:30 AM. Thi...
03/20/2023

ISSA has partnered up with the Oak Park Public Library to schedule a tour of OPPL on Monday, April 17th at 10:30 AM. This would be a great opportunity to network as well as learn how a public library operates! Please email [email protected] if you are interested.
https://engagedu.dom.edu/event/8984760

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Dominican will host a Casino Night on Tuesday, March 21st in the Dining Hall from 12-2 PM. You will get free items if yo...
03/16/2023

Dominican will host a Casino Night on Tuesday, March 21st in the Dining Hall from 12-2 PM. You will get free items if you visit in addition to the activities present at Casino Night! Stop by if you are interested!
https://engagedu.dom.edu/event/8866452

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Interested in gaining experience with a library organization? ISSA is looking to see if anyone is interested in particip...
03/13/2023

Interested in gaining experience with a library organization? ISSA is looking to see if anyone is interested in participating as an officer! We have several positions open to run for, and registration ends on Friday, March 17th. Please register if you are interested at all!
https://forms.office.com/r/s8eyUnnYLn

As a reminder, next Tuesday at 2 PM, Dominican will host Dolores Huerta as a speaker in “Weaving Movements Together: Imm...
03/09/2023

As a reminder, next Tuesday at 2 PM, Dominican will host Dolores Huerta as a speaker in “Weaving Movements Together: Immigration, Environment, Labor, Women’s Rights and LGBT Equality.” You can submit questions for the Q&A session, but you have to do so in advance. If you are on campus, be sure to check this out!
https://engagedu.dom.edu/event/8212847

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Our recording for the Rebecca Crown Library panel that occurred a week ago has been posted on ISSA’s YouTube channel! Fe...
03/07/2023

Our recording for the Rebecca Crown Library panel that occurred a week ago has been posted on ISSA’s YouTube channel! Feel free to watch it and email any of the librarians in it to ask more questions, for more information, or just to connect.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDEl7DapRok

A panel where students ask RCL librarians questions about their fields, finding jobs, professional development, and more.

03/06/2023

Happy Spring Break! Enjoy the week off! Only a few more months in the semester!

Dominican University has invited Dolores Huerta, one of the most influential labor activists and Civil Rights leaders of...
03/02/2023

Dominican University has invited Dolores Huerta, one of the most influential labor activists and Civil Rights leaders of the 20th century, to speak on Tuesday, March 14th at 2:30 PM. She will be speaking in the Lund Auditorium, so be sure to make a note on your calendar if you are interested!
https://engagedu.dom.edu/event/8212847

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As a reminder, tomorrow ISSA will host a panel featuring librarians from the RCL to give current SOIS students the chanc...
02/27/2023

As a reminder, tomorrow ISSA will host a panel featuring librarians from the RCL to give current SOIS students the chance to ask them questions about their respective fields and gain a greater understanding of the field in question for one hour. The Zoom information is posted on EngageDU, so here is the link if you are interested!
https://engagedu.dom.edu/event/8866453

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Interested in video and sound recording software? There is a position open in the Rebecca Crown Library for a Recording ...
02/22/2023

Interested in video and sound recording software? There is a position open in the Rebecca Crown Library for a Recording Studio Assistant on Dominican’s job board. This will give you valuable experience with audio and video recording that may prove useful in either technology instructional work or making promotional material for libraries!
https://www.dom.edu/jobs

In alignment with Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order, Dominican University requires students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This applies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels to anyone who intends to be on campus for any period of time. Learn more about our re...

Interested in gaining experience in presenting your research? Consider making a proposal to Dominican University’s SI Ex...
02/20/2023

Interested in gaining experience in presenting your research? Consider making a proposal to Dominican University’s SI Expo to give yourself the opportunity to do so in an environment meant for gaining that experience! There are several different formats such as posters, panels, or oral presentations, so be sure to think about what you want to do!
https://www.dom.edu/academics/experiential-high-impact/SI-expo

The 2023 SI (Scholarship & Ideas) EXPO will be held on April 12, 2023, as an in-person event. Presenting at the SI Expo All current students (undergraduate or graduate) from all Dominican University departments and programs are invited to present their research, scholarship, creative projects, or ex...

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Information Science Student Association

The Dominican University Information Science Student Association (ISSA) is a student club dedicated to providing networking and extracurricular learning opportunities to MLIS, MSIM, and Informatics students at DU. ISSA is the official student chapter of the American Library Association (ALA).

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