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Jan 29 2015

Should the Online Librarian be “Liam the Librarian” or “Lily the Librarian”?

Learn the basics of data visualization and charts to present data sets on the web with no programming. Kristian Allen from the Digital Library Program at UCLA Library will cover the proper format to structure your data for use with common web tools and review some popular charting and visualization frameworks available, including Google Charts and Fusion tables.

Format: Webinar both live and with recorded

Duration: 1 hour

Live Session:

Jan 23 2015

Google Hangouts: http://goo.gl/CxZvoH

Optional dial-in number: 213-493-0472, PIN: 45216


Rough Agenda

1. Programming updates

  • January - Data Visualization with Google Charts
  • February - Sylvia Aguinaga from DIY Girls (and current SJSU MLIS student) agreed to give a presentation/demo on Scratch, a programming language to help kids learn how to code.
  • March/April - Learn Drupal (for libraries) series

2. Student Chapter News

3. Other updates?

  • LACASIST logo
Dec 18 2014

Our next board meeting will be Thursday, December 18th at noon PST, in a Google Hangout here: http://goo.gl/uCYcfj

Agenda items:

1. Report on last week's Holiday Party, including student sponsorships. Spoiler alert: it was a blast and here are pictures from the photo booth to prove it: http://goo.gl/2jyrWJ

2. New LACASIS&T website in progress -- a few weeks ago, Grace shared a link to the new website she's developed. Check it out and bring any feedback: http://lacasist.org

3. New logo design. Grace has also designed several options for a new logo! Make sure to vote here:

Dec 11 2014

Merry everything! Come celebrate the holiday season with your friends and colleagues at LACASIS&T’s holiday party on December 11th, 2014, where we will cheers to the wonderful year we shared and all we have to look forward to in 2015.

We’re partnering with the Special Libraries Association’s Southern California Chapter (SLA-SCC), and new partners, California Librarians Black Caucus (CLBC) for this special event. There will be mixing, mingling, delicious food, cocktails, and a DJ and dance floor!!

Dec 04 2014

Have you wondered what it is like to work in a museum and in a library and archives department within the institution? Interested in learning more about the interdisciplinary approaches to such an institution?

SJSU ASIS&T and co-sponsors Society of American Archivists SJSU SLIS Student Chapter and Los Angeles Chapter of ASIS&T are excited to welcome Richard P. Hulser, Chief Librarian at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, to discuss the wonderful world of technology in museum libraries.

Topics during this session will include the opportunities and challenges of working in a

Dec 03 2014

At our November meet-up and mixer, we had a great time catching up, getting to know new and prospective members, and sharing professional challenges and solutions.

This month's happy hour is virtual! So pour a cocktail (if you're so inclined) and join us at 7:30pm on Wednesday, December 3th in a Google Hangout: http://goo.gl/2hM8yU

See you there!

Nov 18 2014

Join our virtual meeting at 4pm on Tues, November 18!:http://goo.gl/yLQAUo

Agenda items:

  1. Review of Nov. 12th meet-up -- A great success! Insights into what worked, areas to improve, and ideas for future event planning.
  2. Final details of Holiday Party (scheduled for Dec. 11 @ Skirball)
  3. Follow-up on last virtual meeting:
    • a. Have liaisons connected with student groups? What's the scoop?
    • b. Next steps for January educational event
    • c. Scheduling virtual happy hour(s)
  4. Reminder to tune in at 6pm to SJSU ASIS&T's event which LACASIS&T is co-sponsoring on technology in museum libraries:
Oct 10 2014

Our virtual meeting will be on Friday, October 10th at 1pm.

Agenda items: - Website hosting - Event for November (meet face to face and re-group) and January (educational presentation) - Status of student group - Please message/comment with any other items you'd like to cover

Dec 12 2013

This year, we're teaming up again with SLA-SCC for an excellent holiday party and we will feature live musicians!

Dec 05 2012

Please come join us and the Southern California Chapter of the Special Libraries Association for a night of drinks, dining and dancing. Our speaker is Holden Steinberg of PageWoo.com. She’s an up-and-comer from the world of mobile apps.

Speakers and Special Guests: 

Holden Steinberg, Co-founder PageWoo
Holden has a flair for big concepts and creative solutions. As creative director of Appocalypse, Holden crafted sophisticated web applications for a variety of media companies and Fortune 500 brands.

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