Category Archives: News & Events

Nirmal Gomes Appointed to ALA Chapter Relations Committee

LIS student Nirmal Gomes has received a two-year appointment as a committee associate on the ALA Chapter Relations Committee. The committee’s charge is “[t]o develop and recognize chapters as integral components of ALA. To encourage discussion, activities and programs that … Continue reading

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LIS Alumna Khulud Khudur Published article in Nursing Journal

More and more librarians are supporting the response to COVID-19 and their efforts are impactful. We are proud of alumni like Khulud who are contributing in the response. Khulud is currently a second year Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) student … Continue reading

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Hana Beckerle and Alex Audziayuk Receive Academic Excellence Awards

Congratulations to Hana Beckerle and Aliaksandr Audziayuk for receiving the department’s Academic Excellence Award in the amount of $500. Both Hana and Alex were nominated by faculty for their superior academic standing, dedication to the field and strong leadership potential. 

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LIS Alumna Khulud Khudur has Co-Authored COVID-19 Research

LIS Alumna Khulud Khudur (MSLIS 2020) has co-authored COVID-19 Research. The piece, titled “COVID-19 and Moroccan nursing students: A multicenter cross-sectional survey on their related-knowledge, attitudes and practices,” has been accepted for publication in Nursing Open journal. Her article has … Continue reading

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Amanda Bernard writes a feature article in CatholicU magazine: “Upon this Granite Block”

LIS Student Amanda Bernard’s article, “Upon this Granite Block,” appears in the Winter 2021 CatholicU Magazine. The four-page spread covers the inception and construction of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Be sure to check it out online.

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Tricia Bailey (MSLIS 2020), publishes in Internet Reference Services Quarterly

Congratulations to recent alumna Tricia Bailey who co-authored along with Dr. Ingrid Hsieh-Yee “Combating the Sharing of False Information: History, Framework, and Literacy Strategies,” published last month in the Internet Reference Services Quarterly. You can read the piece online.

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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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