Library and Information Science


2014 Summer Internship – Yellowstone Library and Archives


Yellowstone National Park is seeking two interns for summer 2014: one for the archives and one for the research library. The interns will gain practical experience working in their professional field and will be mentored by professional staff in each discipline. Interns will function as an entry-level employee and will be expected to conduct himself/herself with professional dress and demeanor and adhere to a 40-hour work week as determined by the supervisors. 



ALA Midwinter 2014 Kitchen Table Conversations


At this year’s ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, we are continuing the kitchen-table type conversations with ALA members and attendees about their aspirations for ALA as their professional community. These conversations are a step in the process of making ALA an innovation space where members and staff can collaborate and create together.


Congratulations to Dr. Budd, new article released: Scholarly Information as a Political Economy


The Journal of Academic Librarianship Available online Scholarly Information as a Political Economy John M. Budd, School of Information Science & Learning Technologies, University of Missouri, 303 Townsend Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, USA Abstract The scholarly information system is not a conventional market. It does follow a particular economic structure, but that structure does not More…


Save the Date! 2014 LISGSA Conference, April 5th, 2014


Mark your calendars — for our second annual LISGSA Conference! April 5, 2014. Start thinking about what you would want to present! Our Keynote Speaker is ALA President Elect Courtney Young. Registration is free, and breakfast and lunch are provided. We will also have a social hour on Saturday night for networking. We will start More…