LSSC News

#NLWD15 Was a Hit!

#NLWD15 Was a Hit!

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National Library Workers Day (NLWD) was a huge hit this year! Just a couple of stats surrounding the day, which occurred on April 14, 2015:

  • 85,000+ combined Twitter impressions between the months of March and April (@alaapa)
  • 12,000+

The LSSC Program has Surpassed 100 Graduates

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The LSSC Program has surpassed 100 graduates! Check out the list of graduates on our website and congratulations to all of the Certified Library Support Staff (CLSS) who have successfully completed the program.…

June 2014 Breaking News Now Available!

The latest edition of Breaking News is now available! In this edition, you will find information regarding: 1) enhancements made to the LSSC website, 2) LSSC Program presence at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference as well as the On

ALA-APA Recognizes University of Maine at Augusta Graduates

UMAlogoThe American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) announced today that it has completed an agreement with the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA)that will allow its graduates, who meet the established criteria from their Library and Information Services Program, to …

LSSC Breaking News, January 2014

The January issue of Breaking News is ready! It contains details about the current state of the program, an announcement regarding an agreement between the LSSC Program and the Oklahoma Public Librarian Certification Program, links to the new ALA-APA

LSSC Program approved as meeting the requirements of the Oklahoma Public Librarian Certification Program

ODLThe Oklahoma Department of Libraries (ODL) and the Oklahoma Library Association (OLA) Library Board have approved the American Library Association-Allied Professional Association’s (ALA-APA) Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program as meeting requirements of the Oklahoma Public Librarian Certification Program at …

Course Subsidy Awards Announced for LSSC Candidates

The American Library Association-Allied Profession Association (ALA-APA) announced today that the Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program will be offering $200 subsidies to 90 candidates to complete LSSC approved courses.  If the cost of the course is less than $200, …

LSSC Breaking News, October 2013

The October issue of Breaking News is ready! It contains details about the current state of the program, an announcement about the new Certified Library Support Staff pins which we are now giving to our graduates, links to upcoming and …

LSSC Graduate Receives Press in Local Papers

LeAnn Gelskey, the director of the Haily Public Library in Haily, ID, and a graduate of the LSSC Program, was recently acknowledged in two online publications covering news in her state. Both the Times-News and The Weekly Sun (page …

ALA-APA Recognizes Spokane Falls Community College Graduates

ALA-APA Recognizes Spokane Falls Community College Graduates

The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) announced today that it has completed an agreement with the Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC) that will allow its graduates, who meet the established criteria from their Library and Information Services Program, to …