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What is LISSA?

LISSA is a resource for students. Our mission is to enhance the experience of students enrolled in the School of Information Studies at Dominican University. We focus on providing students with opportunities for professional development and social interaction. We are the official  American Library Association  (ALA) Student Chapter at Dominican University SOIS. As an SOIS student, you are automatically a member of LISSA. 

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How do I join . . . ?

 ALL SOIS students are automatically members of LISSA.

Get Involved

Do you want to see change? Do you have ideas about events? Would you like to know more about resumes and the working world? What are your thoughts about classes, social events? What opportunities do you want?

We want to hear from you! Here are some ways to voice your opinion: 







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Interested in joining the LISSA Board?


Email us at . The Board meets once a month (usually on Sundays) to plan new events, address student issues, and talk about our experience as students. Serving as a board member is a great way to enhance your resume and show leadership.


Faculty Advisor:
Dr. Cecilia Salvatore

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The Dominican University chapter of the Society of American Archivists is a student group designed to promote archival education and professional development. We seek to:

  • Advocate for archives-focused education within the School of Information Studies;
  • Act as a conduit between students and the local archival community in order to encourage communication;
  • Plan events and tours for greater contact with professionals in order to maximize student education;
  • Serve interested students by providing a forum for the discussion of issues and ideas pertaining to archival work;
  • Provide students with the opportunity to learn about SAA and their mission.