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Monthly Archives: November 2012
In between finishing up your fall semester work and getting ready for the holidays, don’t forget to look out for the best professional development opportunities in 2013! Be sure to put the 5th Annual SLIS “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium at … Continue reading
Healthcare IT workforce development remains one of the biggest challenges in healthcare IT today. A recent CHIME survey notes that the most frequently reported skills shortages include lack of education in IT theory and practice and lack of knowledge of … Continue reading
Dr. Sung Un Kim and Laura Owen (SLIS current student) will be presenting at the Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) Conference in Hampton, VA on November 9th. Using best practices shared in phone interviews with K-12 educators, they will … Continue reading
CUA SLIS Student Received the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) 2012 Fall Meeting Travel Scholarship
CUA SLIS Student Justine Rothbart received the MARAC Meeting Travel Scholarship to attend the 40th anniversary Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) in Richmond, VA from October 25 – 27, 2012. Justine attended educational sessions (Student Paper Sessions: Adventures with Unusual … Continue reading
Associate Professor and Associate Dean Dr. Young Ok Choi and Assistant Professor Dr. Sue Yeon Syn presented a research poster at the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD on October 29, 2012. The … Continue reading
Christopher Corrigan (MSLIS 2012) has received a community service award from the National Federation of the Blind’s DC affiliate. “This award comes to Chris for his work revising and improving the DC Public Library Adaptive Services Division’s adaptive technology training … Continue reading
Current student Tiffany James has received a Laura Bush grant for the school where she works. She was the only school librarian in Washington, DC to receive the grant. She will use the funds to purchase periodicals for the entire … Continue reading
Catholic University graduate Christine Varachi (MSLS 2005) has written a new book for elementary school librarians entitled The Tibrarian Handbook: A Teacher Librarian’s Guide to Transforming the Library into a Center of Learning. It has been published by Upstart Books. … Continue reading
The School of Library and Information Science will be holding an online information session for prospective students interested in studying to become School Library Media specialists. Research has shown that the presence of a certified school librarian makes a substantial … Continue reading