Library and Information Science Student Association


The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Library and Information Science Student Association (LISSA) strives to support and contribute to the professional development and education of library and information science students, both graduate and undergraduate, at the USM School of Library and Information Science (SLIS). LISSA works to provide SLIS students with an active channel of communication and representation with the administration and faculty, and encourages professional contacts within the field of librarianship. Membership is open to all USM SLIS students.

2013-2014 Officers are:

Emilie Aplin, President

Colleen Smith, Vice President

JJ Crawley, Webmaster

Elizabeth La Beaud, Secretary


Dr. Yu, Faculty Advisor

Dr. Griffis, Faculty Advisor


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Other Information

Spring 2015 Newsletter (PDF)

Fall 2014 Newsletter (PDF)

LISSA is on Facebook! Search for Southern Miss LISSA.

ALA Conference Student-to-Staff Program