Hi everyone – it’s your Secretary/Treasurer here with another update on what the LIT-SIS Executive Board has been up to.
The main topic of discussion was our proposed merger with the Digitization and Educational Technology Special Interest Section (DET-SIS), which is rolling along! You hopefully saw Amanda’s request for signatures on a petition to the AALL board go out on My Communities. If not, see her post at this link and please (please, please) sign the petition at this link. It’s important to the AALL board that we have as many members as possible sign.
Why a merger? Our strategic planning committee a few years ago identified the potential for these groups to merge because of our shared goals. Our hope is that the merger will make us a stronger SIS.
Does DET-SIS want this? Yes. They have already voted and approved.
What happens next? Our petition as well as DET-SIS documents will