Category Archives: News & Events

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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Anne Mira Guha Receives Two Scholarship Awards at AALL Conference in San Antonio

Anne Guha, a CUA Library and Information Science graduate student, received an LLSDC Chapter Registration grant to go to the AALL conference this year in San Antonio, in addition to two of AALL’s educational scholarships: the AALL & Thomson Reuters/George … Continue reading

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Anita Kinney Receives Ruth Fine Memorial Student Loan from DCLA

Anita Kinney, a CUA Library and Information Science graduate student, was awarded the 2014 Ruth Fine Memorial Student Loan from the District of Columbia Library Association. She accepted the DCLA award on June 20 at the 2014 DCLA Annual Awards … Continue reading

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Dr. Jane Zhang, Lindsay Bright, Michelle Datiles, Sarah Ettinger, and Rebecca Katz Presenting at Digital Preservation 2014

CUA faculty and students will be presenting at Digital Preservation 2014, the annual meeting of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program and the National Digital Stewardship Alliance, on July 22nd and 23rd. (http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/meetings/ndiipp14.html) Lindsay Bright, Michelle Datiles, and … Continue reading

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Anne Guha on working at the Law Library of Congress

Anne Guha, a CUA Library and Information Science graduate student, recently wrote about her experience working in the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress: As I’m collecting degrees (and acronyms) throughout my 20s and 30s, moving from … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Lieutenant Receives Three Awards

Elizabeth Lieutenant, a CUA Library and Information Science graduate student, was honored with three financial awards in June. She was awarded the 2014 Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship from the American Library Association, and was honored at ALA’s Annual Conference in … Continue reading

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Announcement of Rovelstad Scholars for 2014

The Department of Library and Information Science congratulates Jack Dale and Julie Stoner, recently named as Rovelstad Scholars for 2014. Jack and Julie were selected on the basis of their superlative scholarship, commitment to the profession of librarianship, and potential … Continue reading

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