Category Archives: News & Events

ALA Student-to-Staff Program Recipient– Jack Dale’s Experience at the 2014 Conference

If you are interested in learning more about the American Library Association (ALA), and getting a behind-the-scenes look at the way both the association and its component divisions operate, I can’t think of a better way than to become a … Continue reading

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Call for Volunteers (ASIS&T-CUA collaborative project with LC YRC)

ASIS&T CUA Student Chapter is working with Library of Congress Young Readers Center on a service project for visually impaired children and their parents. Our project for this semester is to create a brochure about assistive technologies. For this, each … Continue reading

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ASIS&T CUA Student Chapter – Volunteer Day

You are invited to join us for a day of helping the Cardozo High School Library (1200 Clifton St NW, Washington, D.C.) from 10 am to 3 pm on November 8th, Saturday, 2014. We will be helping to weed their … Continue reading

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Kelly Knight Receives DC/SLA Leadership Summit Stipend Award

Announced in the President’s Message, Chris Vestal, DC/SLA President honored Kelly Knight, CUA/SLA President with the DC/SLA Leadership Summit Stipend Award.

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Colloquium with Richard Reyes-Gavilan, Executive Director of the D.C. Public Library

What does the future hold for the District of Columbia Public Libraries? CUA LIS students, faculty, alumni and friends were treated to an intriguing talk by Richard Reyes-Gavilan, at the kickoff of the Fall Colloquium Series held Monday, September  15, on … Continue reading

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August 2014 Alumni News

The LIS Alumni Board and other LIS/SLIS Alumni attended the LIS Annual Picnic at the CUA Law School Lawn/Café area on Saturday, August 23rd, to network with students, faculty, and staff during New Student Orientation. A number of LIS/SLIS Alumni … Continue reading

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Salima Appiah-Duffell on Working at the Hirshorn Library

Salima Appial-Duffell, a CUA Library and Information Science graduate student, recently wrote about her work at the Hirshorn Museum Library: When I started library school at Catholic University, working at the Smithsonian (Institution) seemed like a beautiful, but impossible dream. Now, … Continue reading

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Joseph Koivisto Appears in The Guardian (UK) for Digital Archeology Work

Joseph Koivisto, a CUA Library and Information Science graduate student, has appeared in The Guardian (UK) the context of digital archaeology online and in paper. (See: http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/aug/18/volunteers-british-museum-crowdsourcing-archeology) Joseph is a RA in the international project (the NEH-funded project Andvari) led … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: 7th Annual “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium on Scholarship and Practice

Great Room, Pryzbyla Student Center, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC Friday, February 20, 2015   10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Department of Library and Information Science, Catholic University of America requests proposals for the Seventh Annual “Bridging the Spectrum” … Continue reading

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July 2014 Alumni News

Angela Aranas Kent (MSLIS 2014) was named the Outstanding Graduate for 2014 at the CUA LIS graduation ceremony on May 17, 2014.  In addition, Angela was named a Copyright Clearance Center Rising Star during the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Conference … Continue reading

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