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>  Introducing ASSIGN  
> the new Social Science Librarian and
> Information  Workers Group for the Millennium. 
> 
> 
> ASSIGN has recently been formed from  the  amalgamation of ASSIG (Aslib
> Social Science Librarians Group) and ALISS  (Academic Librarians in the
> Social Sciences) . Its purpose is to provide a network for all Social
> Science Librarians.
> 
> ASSIGN
> *	Arranges visits to key Social Science Libraries
> *	Offers training in electronic resources and databases
> *	Organises conferences and talks on current issues
> *	Manages the lis-socialscience mailing lists which provides weekly
> updates of new additions to SOSIG (The Social Science Information
> Gateway)
> *	Publishes ASSIGnation - a quarterly journal with informative
> articles on a range of social science information issues.
> 
> Forthcoming Events Include:
> 
> *	February - visit behind the scenes at the British Library
> *	March - Visit to the Wellcome Institute Library
> *	April - AGM . This plans to  include speakers on electronic journals
> *	May - Visit to British Library Document Supply Centre Boston Spa.
> 
See our new updated website at:
http://www.blpes.lse.ac.uk/other_sites/aliss/

> We would welcome new members!
> ASSIGN is a special interest group of ASLIB. Details on membership
> can be obtained from
> Heather Dawson
> [log in to unmask]
> 
> (Former ALISS members will be contacted directly by ASLIB concerning
> their
> membership)


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