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Alumna wins award at ALA Annual, and selects CUA LIS for scholarship donation

Every year the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) presents their coveted Margaret Mann Citation award to an individual with outstanding professional achievement in cataloging or classification. The winner receives a citation, and OCLC donates a scholarship to the … Continue reading

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19th Special Libraries Symposium, 7/30 at 5:30pm

The 19th Special Libraries Symposium will be held on campus this coming Thursday, July 30, 5:30-8:00 PM. Although the event is primarily held for the LSC 888 The Special Library/Information Center course, we have a limited amount of space for … Continue reading

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NLM Practicum Post by CUA LIS Student Recognized Online at American Libraries

CUA LIS student, Kelsey Conway, completed a practicum at National Library of Medicine in the History of Medicine Division this summer. As an output of the practicum, she wrote a blog post for NLM. This post was redistributed online July … Continue reading

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CUA LIS Students and Alumna Featured Online in American Libraries Magazine

Recent CUA LIS alum, Christian Minter and current student, Anita Kinney were featured online in the American Libraries Magazine for their outstanding presentation on Public Health and Public Libraries at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference last month.

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LIS’ New Fall 2015 Reduced Tuition

GREAT NEWS! LIS’ NEW FALL 2015 REDUCED TUITION! Jump on board in Fall 2015! LIS has some amazing news for current and incoming students!  We are happy to announce its new-reduced tuition for the MSLIS program! That’s right, starting Fall … Continue reading

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More Scholarships for Incoming Students This Fall

INCOMING STUDENTS, LIS HAS ENDOWED DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS JUST FOR YOU! We are awarding Kortendick scholarships to admitted students based on their application, and potential success in the program and profession.

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CUA LIS Offers 50% Discount to Catholic School Teachers

Catholic School Teachers, we have a special tuition rate just for you!

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The Eighth Annual Bridging the Spectrum Symposium: Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals Bridging the Spectrum: The Eighth Annual Symposium on Scholarship and Practice Friday, February 12, 2016 9:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Great Room, Pryzbyla Student Center Catholic University of America

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Two CUA LIS Students Receive ALA 2015-16 Spectrum Scholarship

CUA LIS would like to extend a warm congratulations to Tammeric Itson-Scurry and Melanie Medina for being awarded the 2015 – 2016 Spectrum Scholarships by the American Library Association’s Office for Diversity.

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June 2015 Alumni News

On June 28th, LIS alumni gathered at the Association of Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Cooperative Reunion at the American Library Association (ALA) conference in San Francisco. The CUA LIS reunion table was purchased by the LIS Department, and … Continue reading

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