Category Archives: News & Events

Dr. Chancellor Presents at ALA D.C. Office

Dr. Renate Chancellor, LIS faculty member, gave a presentation on library advocacy and activism at a staff breakfast for the American Library Association’s Washington, D.C., staff. You can read an account of  her visit, written by LIS Alumna Emily Wagner, here: http://www.districtdispatch.org/2017/10/washington-office-welcomes-renate-chancellor/

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“From Sumerian Clay to MARC: A Broad History of the Card Catalog,” with Peter Devereaux

Title: “From Sumerian Clay to MARC: A Broad History of the Card Catalog.” Speaker: Peter Devereaux Tuesday, November 7, 2017 6:30  – 7:30 p.m. Byron Auditorium, Columbus School of Law Background: The lecture traces the history of the card catalog from its … Continue reading

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Calling all Library Students! Federal Intern Fair and Speed Mentoring Event

  FEDLINK’s Education Working Group and the Catholic University of America Department of Library & Information Science will be co-hosting a federal library school student intern fair and speed mentoring event. Join us on Wednesday, November 1st from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, in the atrium of Catholic … Continue reading

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LIS Adjunct Professor Richard Huffine presenting at OCLC WMS Users Group Meeting

“Reintroducing Browse in Discovery Environments,” is the title of Adjunct Professor Richard Huffine’s presentation at the OCLC WordShare Management Services Global Community meeting. The meeting runs from September 26 through the 29th, and takes place in Dublin, Ohio. Summary: For many … Continue reading

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LIS Student Lisa Carroll’s “Behind the Scenes in Italy” story on CUA homepage

Lisa Carroll was among the students who participated in the Visions of Italy study abroad course this past summer, and has written a Spotlight Story that now appears on Catholic University’s news page. Read about her experience here.  

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“The Radio Preservation Task Force of the Library of Congress” with Dr. Josh Shepperd

September 14, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Byron Auditorium – 205 Columbus School of Law In this talk, Professor Josh Shepperd describes current discourses among federal policymakers and program coordinators regarding the relationship between digital humanities, material preservation, curation and accessibility, and … Continue reading

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LIS Alumna Chloe Raub publishes article in Archival Outlook

CUA LIS Alumna Chloe Raub (MSLIS, 2014), has an article on supporting student activism through archives appears in the latest issue of Archival Outlook. Read it online.

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“Transforming Customer Service in the Post-Digital Law Library,” an article by LIS Student Dan Odenwald

Dan Odenwald, an LIS Student specializing in law librarianship, is the author of the cover story in in the Sept-Oct issue of AALL Spectrum. You may read his article titled “Transforming Customer Service in the Post-Digital Law Library” online. Congratulations, … Continue reading

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Jennifer Kim and Lachelle Smith awarded AALL Thomson Reuters/George A. Strait Minority Scholarships

CUA LIS students Jennifer Kim and Lachelle Smith, along with six other recipients, were awarded the 2017 AALL Thomson Reuters/George A. Strait Minority Scholarships. “The AALL & Thomson Reuters/George A. Strait Minority Scholarship provides assistance to minority college graduates with law library … Continue reading

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Lisa C. Moore and Maria D. Thurber Selected as ALA Spectrum Scholarship Recipients

Two of our LIS students, Lisa C. Moore and Maria D. Thurber, received the ALA Spectrum Scholarship. They are among the 60 exceptional students pursuing graduate degrees in library and information studies who received this honor for the 2017-2018 academic year. “Since 1997, American Library Association’s … Continue reading

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