Latest CS-SIS News

By Ryan Overdorf - Sat, Jun 13, 2015
The comment period recently closed on the U.S. Access Board’s 508 Refresh proposal that updates Section 508.  Though Section 508 and the 508 Refresh technically apply only to federal agencies, the Justice Department has for many years applied Section 508 web accessibility standards when dealing with other entities.  Section 508 applied part of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 1.0 to Web accessibility. The 508 Refresh incorporates by reference most of WCAG...
By Jackie McCloud - Wed, May 6, 2015
We're excited that the Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year!We're looking for suggestions on which technologies to present and volunteers to do a 5-10 min demo of each. If you have ideas along with suggestions on who would be a good presenter (yourself or someone else), please take a moment to complete the Cool Tools Café Survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1XT2AQKeBYrsXh8GXgAztnUuh-AtZZVYrQHE7qVKhi-8/viewform.The Cool Tools Café will...
By Lauren Seney - Mon, May 4, 2015
We recently had a discussion with students interested in law librarianship which included course recommendations for library school. In today’s environment technology skills are an important component of your knowledge base, and in some positions are just as essential as research and instruction skills. But what skills do you really need? Over the last five years I have had the opportunity to broaden my horizons when it comes to the software and hardware that have become necessity for my job....