Sunday, October 1, 2017

Minnesota Library Association 2017

Are you planning on attending the Minnesota Library Association 2017 Conference but have no idea what to expect? Don't know what sessions you will be attending or how you will be able to attend all of them? 

Here are basic tips that can help you have a successful conference experience. 

1. Get a good night of sleep. 

2. Dress comfortably!

3. Plan Ahead

4. Make Connections

5. Leave time for Fun! 

We hope to see you there and remember to tweet your experience using @stkatemlis @StKatesALASC @MNlibraries! 

Friday, April 14, 2017


It's time to think about finding new ALASC leadership for the 2017-2018 school year. A student leadership position will allow you to strengthen your leadership and event planning skills, get involved in the program, and network with LIS professionals. We have two formal positions open. We hope you'll consider applying! Here's what you need to know:

Co-ChairYou take over for the Chair in times when they cannot be present. Along with the secretary, you also take charge of publicizing the time for meetings using email and social media. You liaison with SGO and let them know about any business affecting ALASC. You may also help lead smaller work groups.

Secretary: You would take notes during meetings and send follow up emails to the ALASC making list after meetings take place. You would also help the Co-chair with updating the ALASC social media. 

You can find full position descriptions in the ALASC Constitution: Section 3

Nominations Process
We are now accepting nominations for both Co-Chair and Secretary. To nominate yourself for a position, please email Chayse Sundt ( with your name, whether you are running for Co-Chair or Secretary. If you'd like to nominate someone else, please send their name, email address, and which position, and then we will email them to accept or deny the nomination. Please send the nominations by Wednesday, April 19th.

New Leadership and Election Schedule
Nominations due: 4/19
Voting opens: 4/21
Voting ends: 5/3
New leaders announced via email: 5/8

If you have any questions about the positions or the election process, please contact Chayse Sundt or Katherine Ward.