Student Groups

ASIS&T Student Group

American Society for Information Science and Technology Student Group (ASIS&T)

The American Society for Information Science & Technology is an organization devoted to research. The Student Chapter at the University of Missouri is a student organization meant to forge new paths in Information Science research at MU through collaborations among individuals in the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies. Like our national organization, we seek “to stimulate participation and interaction among its members by affording them an environment for substantive professional exchange”. This includes encouraging and supporting our members in their professional growth through opportunities and access to funding sources to attend conferences that will assist them in increasing their knowledge and skills in building professional networks, developing career opportunities and providing leadership roles.

President: Kerry Townsend

Beta Phi Mu, Psi Chapter

International Honor Society for Library and Information Science

Beta Phi Mu (BPM), the library and information studies honor society, was founded in August 1948 by a group of leading librarians and library educators to recognize and encourage scholastic achievement among library and information studies students.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Heather Moulaison Sandy.
Website: Beta Phi Mu, Psi Chapter.

LTGSA Student Group

Learning Technologies Graduate Students Association (LTGSA)

The purpose of LTGSA is to support academic, intellectual and professional growth of students enrolled in the learning technologies programs at the University of Missouri and to promote a sense of community among the residential students, distance students, faculty and staff across the learning technologies programs.

President: Joe Griffin

LISGSA Student Group

Library and Information Science Graduate Student Association (LISGSA)

The purpose of LISGSA shall be to advance the academic, intellectual, social and professional interests of the Library and Information Science graduate students at the University of Missouri-Columbia. All graduate students enrolled in the Library Information Science program (LIS) shall automatically be members of LISGSA.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jenny Bossaller

President: Levi Dolan

SAA Student Chapter

Society of American Archivists at University of Missouri student chapter (SAAMUSC)

The Society of American Archivists at University of Missouri student chapter (SAAMUSC) builds a learning community for students interested in the archival profession. Established 2017, SAAMUSC supports the academic and professional development of graduate students interested in archives, special collections, records, and data management. Join our student chapter to interact with professional archivists, engage in professional activities in the Missouri region, and promote archival interests at University, school, and national meetings.

Faculty Advisor: Prof. Sarah Buchanan
President: Rebecca Benson
Twitter: @SAAMUSC