NASIG Executive Board: Call for Nominations

The Nominations & Elections Committee invites nominations for Vice-President/President-Elect, Treasurer, and three Member-At-Large Board positions. Information on each office is available at

If you have someone in mind who would be great for a NASIG office, including yourself (self-nominations welcome), please complete the nomination form:

You may submit multiple nominations for one office by submitting separate forms. If you have trouble with the online form, please send nominations to Patrick Carr (N&E chair)

All active NASIG members are eligible for nomination except current members of the Nominations & Elections Committee:

****The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, November 1st, 2016****

Please contact the Nominations & Elections Committee chairs if you have any questions: Patrick Carr or Erika Ripely

Many thanks for your participation!

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Become a NASIG Student Outreach Ambassador!

The Student Outreach Committee members are actively recruiting a group of ambassadors to assist with fostering strong relationships with LIS programs and to recruit the next generation of continuing resources specialists.

What is involved with being an ambassador?

  • Establish and maintain a strong, collaborative relationship with assigned programs to promote the overall visibility of NASIG and to recruit new members
  • Become familiar with NASIG resources, such as the Student Grant awards, and promote them within the programs, be it through listservs, social networking, or public gatherings
  • Partner on continuing education opportunities offered by the schools and arrange for guest lecturers (NASIG members in the area) to discuss continuing resources in classes

We are in need of Ambassadors for these programs:

Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Dalhousie University
Drexel University
Indiana University
Kent State University
Long Island University
McGill University
Queens College
St. Catherine’s University
Texas Women’s University
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
University of Alberta
University of Arizona
University of British Columbia
University of Hawaii
University of Iowa
University of Michigan
University of Montreal
University of Oklahoma
University of Ottawa
University of Puerto Rico
University of Rhode Island
University of Tennessee
University of Toronto
University of Western Ontario
Wayne State University

Please Contact the Student Outreach Committee if you are interested:

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September issue of NASIG Newsletter now online

Hi NASIG members,

The complete September issue of the NASIG Newsletter is now available.  This issue features:

  • The 2016 Conference Reports (short summaries of many of the 2016 conference sessions, providing a sneak peek before the Proceedings are published)
  • Profiles of NASIG president, Anna Creech, and of Nettie Lagace, the associate director for programs at NISO
  • Columns about you, dear reader, including updates on new members, retirements, and new research published by NASIG members
  • Reports and the evaluation of the 2016 conference in Albuquerque
  • Updates on the 2017 NASIG conference scheduled for June 8-11, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana

Check it out here:



Kate Moore

NASIG Newsletter, Editor-in-Chief

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2016 Conference Vision Sessions recordings now available

The recordings of the 2016 Conference Vision Sessions are now available on the NASIG YouTube channel!

You can connect to the recordings from the 2016 Conference page on the NASIG website under the Conference Vision Session Videos heading. Or by going to YouTube and searching NASIG. Click here to go to the YouTube channel now!

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NISO webinar: How Librarians Use, Implement and Can Support Researcher Indentifiers

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NASIG website outage

Due to a scheduled upgrade by our website provider, the NASIG website and the AMO administration site may be unavailable for up to two hours tonight (July 20) starting at 10 pm Central Time.

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The 2015 Conference Proceedings are now available online.

The Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference are now available here. This page is only accessible to members, so you will need to log in prior to accessing the proceedings.  The proceedings are published as a special issue of The Serials Librarian, and the print version should be available shortly. Reminder: per the agreement between NASIG and Taylor & Francis, the proceedings will be open access on the Serials Librarian site at after a six month embargo.

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