Monthly Archives: September 2012

SLIS Colloquium – The Embedded Librarian – New Location

Tonight’s SLIS Colloquium, “The Embedded Librarian”, will take place in room 321 of the Pryzbyla Student Center, just across the hall from the previously announced location. The start time is still 6 p.m., and all are welcome. Program details are … Continue reading

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Online Information Session for School Library Media Program

All prospective students interested in pursuing careers as school library media specialists are welcome to attend an online information session Wednesday, October 10, 12-1pm. RSVP to freemank@cua.edu. The school library media program is selected by students who wish to work … Continue reading

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Drs. Chancellor and Kim presenting at Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Conference

Drs. Renate Chancellor and Sung Un Kim will be presenting at the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Conference in Kansas City, MO on September 20th. The panel titled “Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Connecting LIS Research to Practice” aims to … Continue reading

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SLIS Colloquium: The Embedded Librarian – Location Announced

“The Embedded Librarian: Taking Knowledge Where It’s Needed” A Colloquium with David Shumaker, Clinical Associate Professor, Catholic University of America, School of Library and Information Science. Where: Pryzbyla Student Center Room 321 When: Monday, September 24, 6:00 p.m. Professor Shumaker’s … Continue reading

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“Bridging the Spectrum” Call for Papers: 1 week extension

By request, we’re extending the deadline for “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium proposals by one week to this coming Friday, September 21. To submit your proposal, go to http://cuaslis.org/openconf. Questions may be directed to the Committee at cua-slis-symposium@cua.edu.

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SLIS Colloquium: Collections and Data and Use: The New Scale of Digital Preservation

A Colloquium with Leslie Johnston, Chief, Repository Development, Library of Congress Where: Hannan 106 – NEW LOCATION When: Thursday, October 18, 6:00 p.m. What is the biggest insight that we have learned in fifteen years of building and stewarding digital … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 New Student Orientation – Video

Did you miss Fall 2012 new student orientation? If so, be sure to pick up an orientation packet from the office and review these video recordings. Both contain essential information that you need to start out the semester successfully: Information … Continue reading

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Alumni News – July 2012

Louis Abramovitz (MSLS 2005)I was a featured presenter at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference earlier this month in Chicago.  The session, entitled “Librarian as Entrepreneur: Contributing to Your Organization’s Bottom Line through Marketing Initiatives,” outlined ways in which … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 Comps Workshop

Beginning this fall, the new format will be a TAKE-HOME exam!  As a reminder, SLIS will be holding a workshop to hold an in-depth discussion and presentation regarding to this new format. Only “LIS” students who are registered and will … Continue reading

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Dave Shumaker to Speak at Web Search University

SLIS Clinical Associate Professor Dave Shumaker will be speaking at Web Search University, Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at the Washington Marriott. His talk will be titled WebSearch Meets Embedded Librarianship.  From the Web Search University website: The shift to web searching … Continue reading

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