Category Archives: News & Events

CUA/SLA Takes Us Behind the Scenes of the Federal Reserve Research Library

Ever wanted to know what it’s like to be an information professional working for the Board of Governors in the Federal Reserve Research Library? Well, CUA/SLA has the scope right here for you to enjoy:

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CUA LIS Accreditation Public Meeting – March 10th at 6pm

Dear CUA LIS community, We are pleased to announce that CUA LIS is scheduled for its regular ALA reaccreditation review in the spring of 2016. The reaccreditation process involves an extensive self-assessment, where we consider our accomplishments, strengths and challenges, … Continue reading

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Former CUA LIS Assistant Professor, Mary Edsall Choquette Passes Away

The information profession is mourning the loss of former CUA LIS Assistant Professor and recent Maryland iSchool Professor, Dr. Mary Edsall Choquette who passed away Thursday, February 20, 2015 of liver cancer. Below, is an excerpt form an email sent by Dr. Anne Guilliland … Continue reading

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LIS Professor David Shumaker on NFAIS User Experience Panel

LIS Professor David Shumaker will be a panelist at the National Federation of Advanced Information Services annual conference, Sunday, February 22, 2015, speaking on “The User Experience: Increased Demands We Must Satisfy.” The NFAIS conference runs February 22-25 in Crystal … Continue reading

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Angela Kent, CUA LIS Alumna & Emerging Leader, Shares ALA Midwinter 2015 Experience

Angela Kent attended this past ALA Midwinter (ALAMW) conference as an ALA Emerging Leader (EL). Below, Ms. Kent shares her experience at the conference and as an EL: “Like most ELs, this was my first ALA Midwinter and it served as … Continue reading

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CUA LIS Student, Becky Katz, Presents First Poster at ALISE 2015

Rebecca ‘Becky’ Katz presented her first poster at the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) 2015 conference this past January. The post below details her experience while prepping and presenting. “The poster I presented at ALISE 2015 was … Continue reading

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ASIS&T-CUA Volunteer Event at Washington School for Girls, Feb. 28th

Come out February 28, 2015 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm and help in the library of Washington School for Girls at 1604 Morris Road SE Washington, DC 20020.

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LIS Student and GLP, Michelle Datiles’ “Bridging Sign & Script” Exhibit in Mullen Library, 1/31-2/28

CUA Libraries’ Mullen Library will have an exhibit on display in the May Gallery titled “Bridging Sign & Script” from January 31 -February 28.

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CUA LIS Assistant Professor, Dr. Renate Chancellor to Give E.J. Josey Talk at the Library of Congress, Feb. 18th

CUA LIS Assistant Professor, Dr. Renate Chancellor will be giving a talk at the Library of Congress on Wednesday, February 18th in the West Dining Room of the Madison Building from 12-1. The title of the talk is: When the … Continue reading

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Visions of Italy Study Abroad In-Person and Virtual Sessions to be held Feb. 11th and 12th

Interested in going to Italy this summer? LIS Professor, Dr. Renate Chancellor is hosting two information sessions next week to discuss the details for applicants interested in studying abroad.  The Visions of Italy: Culture in the 21st Century trip invites students of … Continue reading

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