LSSC News

LSSC Featured on Hiring Librarians Blog

Just before the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, the Hiring Librarians blog featured the LSSC Program! They ran an original article where they asked hiring managers about the value of Library Support Staff Certification and also a follow-up article allowing …

New Portfolio Assesment Fees Announced

The Portfolio option for completing the competency sets in the LSSC Program will continue to be free for current candidates until February 1, 2014. On February 1st, 2014, portfolios submitted for review by current candidates to complete …

Re-certification instuctions and form posted

The Re-certification instructions and form are now live on the LSSC Website! Keep in mind that your Certification lasts four years and you should start compiling your Re-certification educational activities at the beginning of the fourth year. If you have …

LSSC Breaking News, July 2013

The July issue of Breaking News is ready! It details the current state of the program, new LTA Program Partners, a link to upcoming webinars (which will be announced soon), feedback on the program from our candidates and graduates, …

LSSC Participates in PLA Facebook Forum

The Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program recently participated in a live forum on the Public Library Association (PLA) Facebook page. We had a very successful Q&A as well as participation from Facebook users interested in the LSSC Program. You …

LSSC Breaking News, May 2013

The May issue of Breaking News is ready! It details the current state of the program, the upcoming webinar schedule, a link to a recent recording of our new webinar Conversations with Graduates, new partnerships with LTA Programs, personal …

ALA-APA Recognizes City College of San Francisco College Graduates

The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) announced that it has completed an agreement with the City College of San Francisco (CCSF) that will allow its graduates who meet the established criteria from their Library Information Technology Program to receive …

LSSC Breaking News, Janury 2013

The January issue of Breaking News is ready! It details the current state of the program, the upcoming webinar and in-person presentation schedule, information on upcoming financial assistance opportunities, new partnerships with LTA Programs, personal accounts of the program from …

ALA-APA Approves New Certification Option for Belmont College Graduates

The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) announced today that it has completed an agreement with Belmont College’s fully online Library Paraprofessional Degree Program.  This agreement will allow Belmont’s college graduates, who meet the established criteria, to receive …

LSSC Breaking News, October 2012

The October issue of Breaking News is ready! It details the current state of the program, the upcoming webinar and in-person presentation schedule, information on upcoming financial assistance opportunities, new partnerships with LTA Programs, personal accounts of the program from …