School of Information Studies Student Chapters and Associations

The Association des Bibliothécaires du Québec/Québec Library Association Student Chapter (ABQLA)

The ABQLA Student Chapter aims to help McGill students get more connected to the Montréal and Québec library scene through their parent organization: the ABQLA. For more information, e-mail

McGill Association of Canadian Archivists Student Chapter (ACA)

The ACA Student Chapter is dedicated to representing the future professionals of the Canadian archival community. For more information, email

Association for Information Science and Technology McGill Student Chapter (ASIS&T)

The purpose of the student chapter is to provide an organization through which student members of ASIS&T may share their special concerns, find academic support, participate in information science programs for students and other members of the community, build professional networks and make contributions to the profession.

Canadian Association for Professional Academic Librarians McGill Student Chapter (CAPAL)

CAPAL is dedicated to providing skill development, networking opportunities, and learning experiences for students interested in academic librarianship. For more information about our parent organization please see and for more information about CAPAL McGill Student Chapter contact

Canadian Library Association McGill Student Chapter (CLA)

The CLA McGill Student Chapter (CLAMSC) serves as a liaison between MISt/MLIS students and the professional association. For more information, contact president Melissa Rivosecchi ( or treasurer Sarah Bonish (

Career Fair

The 2015 Career Fair is an exciting opportunity for employers to meet enthusiastic and talented students from the McGill School of Information Studies.For more information, contact David Anh-Vu Phung (, Career Fair Committee Chair/MISSA Professional Association Liaison Committee Chair.

InfoNexus Conference

InfoNexus is an annual student-run conference and a great opportunity to meet with various information specialists. It will be held on February 6, 2015. Check for the updates on or join us on Facebook Contact Anastasia Prozorova to join our team ( .

Librarians Without Borders- McGill Student Chapter (LWB)

McGill Librarians Without Borders is one chapter of the namesake non-profit organization which endeavours to provide people access to information resources regardless of language, geography, or religion, by forming partnerships with community organizations in developing areas.

Multilingual Children’s Library (MCL)

The McGill Multilingual Children’s Library is a small library located on McGill campus. The library is designed to serve the McGill Student Parent Network (MSPN) by providing multilingual children’s books and language resources.

McGill Information Studies Student Association (MISSA)

MISSA’s mandate is to represent SIS students in the School of Information Studies, the Post-Graduate Students’ Society, McGill University, and the Information Profession. For more information about MISSA and elections please see e-mail Christina De Longhi (

Special Libraries Association- McGill Student Chapter (SLA)

A group made up of students with an interest in corporate information centres, government libraries, etc. or, as they have been called, “special” libraries. Questions about anything related to the SLA student chapter? Please contact Robyn Biggar (

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