Wednesday, February 11, 2009

LISSA Hosts Meeting to Discuss Name Change - This Friday the 13th at 5pm - SCILS Student Lounge

LISSA is the Rutgers University student branch of the American Library
Association. There is a recent controversy regarding changing our school
name to the School of Communication & Information. We are known as SCILS,
The School of Communication, Information, and Library Studies.

LISSA has the SCILS student lounge booked for this Friday, the 13th from
5pm to 7pm. Students, faculty, administration, and community members are
invited to meet in a respectful forum to discuss their positions on the
name change of SCILS to SCI. We may consider drafting a LISSA position
statement at this meeting.

All MLIS students are members of LISSA. Doctoral students may choose to
join LISSA.

If you are not able to attend, please weigh in by emailing your ideas to
SCILSorSCI at . Please email questions regarding this meeting to
phran at .

Please spread the word.

Mary Fran Daley
Co-President of LISSA

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