Monthly Archives: December 2012

Online Information Session for Prospective Students – January 16, 2013

If you are interested in learning more about the School of Library and Information Science and would like to apply for the summer or fall semesters then make certain to RSVP for the January 16, 2013 online information session. The … Continue reading

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SLIS Teams with Franciscan Monastery Library and Archives

SLIS is proud to announce their new partnership with the Franciscan Monastery, located near Catholic University in the Brookland neighborhood.   Students in the Archives Management and Digital Libraries classes will be working closely with the Monastery on class projects.   Additionally, SLIS students … Continue reading

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Dr. Sung Un Kim Presented Poster at NAME Conference November 29

Dr. Sung Un Kim, Assistant Professor, gave a poster presentation entitled, “Web 2.0 as an Educational Tool in the ESL Classroom” at the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) Conference, November 29, 2012.  NAME is a non-profit organization that advances … Continue reading

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SLIS Alumni News-November 2012

Chris 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

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Registration Now Open for the Fifth Annual “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium

Registration is now open for the Fifth Annual “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium on Scholarship and Practice. The symposium will be held at the Pryzbyla Center, Catholic University of America, on Friday, February 1, 2013, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This … Continue reading

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SLIS Alum Joyce Backus Promoted to NLM Associate Director for Library Operations

SLIS is proud to announce that Joyce Backus, SLIS alum, will become the National Library of Medicine’s Associate Director for Library Operations and a member of the Senior Executive Service.  Joyce holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Library Science … Continue reading

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Prof. David Shumaker Presented on Embedded Librarianship at SLA Fall Meeting

David Shumaker, Clinical Associate Professor, gave a presentation entitled, “Embedded Librarianship: A Breakout  Strategy for Your Future”, at the Fall Program Meeting of the Virginia Chapter, Special Libraries Association, Nov. 30, 2012. The slides are available at http://www.slideshare.net/davidshumaker/embedded-librarianship-a-breakout-strategy-for-your-future

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Online Information Session for Prospective Students – Dec 5 12pm

Join us to learn more about our Master’s in Library and Information Science, as well as our Post-Masters Certificates and Health Information Technology program. Come and discover what a degree in Library and Information Science can do for your career! … Continue reading

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SLIS Student Erin Friel to Represent CUA at 2013 ALA Student-to-Staff

SLIS student Erin Friel will be representing CUA at the American Library Association’s 2013 Annual Conference in Chicago in the Student-to-Staff Program.  She has been nominated from the school by Dr. Sue Yeon Syn and was selected from the ALA Student Chapter. … Continue reading

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