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Registration now open for Bridging the Spectrum Symposium

Registration is now open for the Bridging the Spectrum symposium, to be held online Friday, February 19, 2021. https://lis.catholic.edu/news-events/symposium/2021/

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LIS Student Mandy Bernard’s Digital Exhibit, Upon This Granite Block

Check out “Upon This Granite Block,” a digital exhibit created by LIS Student Amanda Bernard, the Archives Assistant in the University Library’s Graduate Library Preprofessional program. Mandy created the digital exhibit, now part of the American Catholic History Research Center and University … Continue reading

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Alumni to host Patricia Lawton on December 6 for a virtual presentation on the Catholic Library Association

CatholicU DLIS Alumni hosts Patricia Lawton, Special Projects Librarian at the University of Notre Dame, for a virtual presentation on the Catholic Library Association. The presentation will be held via Google Meet on Sunday, December 6, at 5:30PM. Register now … Continue reading

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Prof. Nick Brown (MSLIS, 2017) pens a feature piece in Library Journal

Prof. Nick Brown, who is Chief Operating Officer for Communication and Outreach, Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, Maryland, has an article in the current issue of Library Journal on anti-racism programming with Maryland libraries. Read the article here.

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Dr. Renate Chancellor Appears in NBC-4’s coverage of Pope’s appointment of Archbishop Wilton Gregory to be first Black Cardinal in U.S.

On October 25, 2020, LIS Chair Dr. Renate Chancellor and Father Mark Morozowich, dean of the School of Theology & Religious Studies, appeared in NBC-4’s coverage of Pope’s appointment of Archbishop Wilton Gregory to be first Black Cardinal in U.S. … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Sally Sims Stokes

It is with profound sadness that we note the passing of Sally Stokes, who died on August 13th. Professor Stokes has been teaching at DLIS as an adjunct professor since June 2005. She taught the History and Theory of Cultural Heritage … Continue reading

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Dr. Renate Chancellor appointed Department Chair

President Garvey has appointed Associate Professor Renate Chancellor as chair of the Department of Library and Information Science (DLIS), a three-year appointment which will commence on August 20th. She will succeed the chair, Dr. Young Choi who will resume her … Continue reading

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Racism in America – Dr. Renate Chancellor and LIS Student Paige DeLoach on ALISE Webinar

On Thursday, July 30, Dr. Renate Chancellor and LIS Student Paige DeLoach will be on the ALISE Webinar panel “Racism in America: Policing, Protests and LIS.” Register here.

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Information Sessions, MSLIS Degree

Anyone considering the MSLIS graduate degree or any librarians who want to expand their knowledge, are welcome to join us online or in person for an information session.   Virtual Information Session – join us and learn about the CatholicU LIS … Continue reading

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Dan Dembkowski and Grace Phillips receive the Rovelstad Scholarship

Congratulations to Daniel Dembkowski and Grace Phillips, the two students chosen as the 2019-2020 Rovelstad scholarship recipients. They were selected among an impressive field of library and information science students. Students who had completed at least 6 credits in the … Continue reading

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