Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

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Membership
Book Awards
Conference
Volunteer
Grant opportunities
Contests
SCASL listserv
ByLaws

 

Membership

  • Why join - This links describes the many benefits to joining our organization!
  • Dues explanation
  • How to join online - Log into the website to have a more successful experience. 
  • Paper form


Book Award

  • Read about our current winners and get links to the four various lelves (Picturebook, Children’s Junior, and Young Adult) here!  https://scasl.memberclicks.net/book-awards
  • SCASL and book Award Logos - subtopic Book Award Resources from the navigation menu.
  • Participation Guidelines - see each specific level for this detailed information using the link above.
  • Voting date/deadlines - the voting link (via SurveyMonkey) will be shared in late February (closer to the voting deadline); watch for the date on the SCASL listserv, SCASL Facebook, and the Book Award Website
  • Where to vote - the voting link (via SurveyMonkey) will be shared in late February (closer to the voting deadline) 

Conference

  • 2017 SCASL Conference, Hyatt Regency Downtown, Greenville, SC  March 22-24, 2017
  • Cost -  Early Bird Member Rate = $90; Nonmember Rate = $160; After January 31, 2017, Rate = $160. See registration form for non professional librarian rates. Visit here to read about additional fees (meals, tours) as well. All fees associated with our annual conference can be seen on a downloadable conference registration form here.
  • Justification letter is available to download for use in requesting professional leave. It is specific to this current/upcoming conference.


Volunteer

  • Annually SCASL looks for Volunteers to serve as Committee Chairs or Committee Members. This is your opportunity to give back to SCASL and make a difference in our state! Click here to put your name in as a volunteer.
  • Note that SCASL also loks for volunteers to serve at our annual library conference as well as the Fall SC Edtech Conference. Watch the website, Twitter, Facebook, and the listserv for SCASL to be asking for volunteer service. Remember, YOU make a difference!

Grant opportunities

  • A $250 Mini-grant is open for applicants who are a SCASL Member in good standing presenting at a non library specific conference. Click here to apply.

Contests

  • Book Award Banners
  • Book Award Video/Book Trailers 


SCASL listserv

  • How to sign up
    To Subscribe to SCASL-LS
    Send a mail message to listserv@listserv.sc.edu
    Leave the subject line blank.
    In the body of the message type:
    Subscribe SCASL-LS yourfirstname yourlastname (italics denote message to type)

  • To Unsubscribe to SCASL-LS
    Send a mail message to listserv@listserv.sc.edu
    Leave the subject line blank.
    In the body of the message type:
    SIGNOFF SCASL-LS

  • Sending Messages
    To send a message to all members of the listserv
    Address the message to SCASL-LS@listserv.sc.edu
    Type your subject-include subject heading.
    Type your message and send the mail.
    The message will go to all the members of the group

  • Visit the Information Technology Committee’s page for more detailed instructions including etiquette, setting digest, etc on the SCASL.

By Laws - Read about how our organization is set up and how it serves our membership in this document. 
How can I access SCASL's YouTube channel? - Use this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCviFOrQJu0auw0VP3CXBJYg/feed