Category Archives: Colloquiums & Panel Discussions

“From Sumerian Clay to MARC: A Broad History of the Card Catalog,” with Peter Devereaux

Title: “From Sumerian Clay to MARC: A Broad History of the Card Catalog.” Speaker: Peter Devereaux Tuesday, November 7, 2017 6:30  – 7:30 p.m. Byron Auditorium, Columbus School of Law Background: The lecture traces the history of the card catalog from its … Continue reading

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“The Radio Preservation Task Force of the Library of Congress” with Dr. Josh Shepperd

September 14, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Byron Auditorium – 205 Columbus School of Law In this talk, Professor Josh Shepperd describes current discourses among federal policymakers and program coordinators regarding the relationship between digital humanities, material preservation, curation and accessibility, and … Continue reading

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“Managing Difficult Heritage through an Augmented Reality Archive” with Dr. Joshua Samuels

March 29, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Byron Auditorium – 205 Columbus School of Law Abstract: Recent conceptions of “difficult heritage” emphasize the complex ways that people engage sites or events associated with violence, trauma, conflict, or embarrassment. In these contexts, the … Continue reading

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“Attracting the Best and Brightest,” A Colloquium with Dr. Daniel O’Connor

A Colloquium with Dr. Daniel O’Connor “Attracting the Best and the Brightest” November 9, 2016 6:30 p.m. Byron Auditorium – Law School Room 204   Abstract: Library and Information Science (LIS) educational programs have had a traditional connection to libraries but … Continue reading

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October 19 Colloquium with Dean Aaron Dominguez

Colloquium with Dean Aaron Dominguez: “Applying Scientific and Mathematical Techniques to Digital Humanities” Wednesday, October 19, 6:30 p.m. Byron Auditorium 204 Columbus School of Law The Catholic University of America Dr. Aaron Dominguez joined the School of Arts and Sciences … Continue reading

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Sign Up For The 8th Annual “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium on Scholarship and Practice!

As we enter the new year, it’s time to plan your professional development for 2016. A great way to start is by signing up for the 8th Annual “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium on Scholarship and Practice. The symposium will be … Continue reading

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Webinar on Organizing Practicums, 7–8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, 2015

Interested in obtaining professional field experience? Doing practicums in libraries, archives, museums, and other information centers in the region could be the answer! You are cordially invited to attend a webinar on how to organize practicums and maximize the benefits … Continue reading

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Knowledge Cafe on Collection Development, Saturday, October 10

As the instructor for LSC 641 – Collection Development, I am happy to invite you to participate in a Knowledge Cafe with collection development professionals on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 12:30 – 3:00 pm. The class will be held in room … Continue reading

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Proposal deadline extended to Sept. 20 — 8th Annual CUA LIS “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium

Act now to share your successful library initiatives and research results at the 8th Annual “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium! The proposal deadline is less than two weeks away for this premier DC-MD-VA event that brings together librarians and information professionals … Continue reading

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Colloquium – “The Vatican Library: the Making and Unmaking of its Collections”

The fall 2015 colloquium series opens October 21, 2015, with Dr. Massimo Ceresa, and “The Vatican Library: the Making and Unmaking of its Collections.” Abstract: Since the fifteenth century, the Vatican Library has enriched its collections through acquisitions, gifts, or … Continue reading

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