Category Archives: News & Events

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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Nirmal Gomes, LIS Student, receives Gordon M. Conable Scholarship

Congratulations to Nirmal Gomes, a current MSLIS student, for receiving the Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship. Nirmal will attend this year’s annual ALA Conference (virtually, due to COVID-19), will be expected to participate in the Freedom to Read Foundation other … Continue reading

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Information Sessions – MSLIS degree at CatholicU LIS

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 Sessions – join us and learn about the CatholicU LIS … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Alumnus James King

The Department of Library and Information Science is sorry to note the passing of alumnus James King (MSLIS 2002). James served on the LIS Advisory Board and is a past recipient of the Von Dran Alumni Award. He mentored many … Continue reading

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Hannah Jones Named the Student of the Year for the Class of 2019-2020

The student of the year award for the 2019-2020 Academic Year is awarded to Hannah Jones. Congratulations! Hannah Jones has attained an outstanding academic record and demonstrated a commendable dedication of service to the Department of Library and Information Science … Continue reading

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Erin Mir-Aliyev’s Reflections on working at the Oliveira Lima Library

LIS Student Erin Mir-Aliyev shares her reflections in an OLL blog post. Read about her experience during her spring semester. https://www.lib.cua.edu/wordpress/newsevents/12877/

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