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The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) has been the society for information professionals leading the search for new theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information since 1937. ASIST's southern California chapter began life in 1961, when it was chartered as the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Documentation Institute.


Save the Date!
Thursday December 11, 2003
LACASIS-SLA/SCC Holiday Party 2003
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Save the Date!
Tuesday January 13, 2004
LACASIS Contribution to Information Science Award Meeting

2002 CTISA Award Recipient,Tefko Savacevic, Ph.D., Professor II, School of Communication, Information and Library Studies, Rutgers University, will speak on "Human Information Behavior In Digital Libraries."

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LACASIS Announces the winner of the 2003 Margaret McKinley Memorial Student Scholarship Essay Competition

Joanne Orsatti of the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia is this year's winner.

First Runners-up are:

  • Lisa Nguyen of the University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • and
  • Weipang Yue of the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
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Congratulations to all three!

Last modified October 29, 2003