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Three LIS Faculty Members Granted Tenure

The Department of Library and Information Science takes great pleasure in announcing that the Board of Trustees of the University voted to grant appointment with continuous tenure, and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, three members of our faculty: … 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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Call for Proposals Open for Bridging the Spectrum 2018: 10th Annual Symposium

Bridging the Spectrum: The Tenth Annual Symposium on Scholarship and Practice   Friday, February 2, 2018 9:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Great Room, Pryzbyla Student Center                                         Catholic University of America          The Department of Library and Information Science, Catholic University of America … Continue reading

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Maria Thurber Selected as the 2017-2018 Rovelstad Scholarship Recipient

LIS Student Maria Thurber is the 2017-18 Howard and Mathilde Rovelstad Scholarship recipient. She was selected among an impressive field of LIS students. Students who had completed at least 6 credits in the LIS Master’s in Library and Information Science … Continue reading

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LIS Students, Faculty and Alumni Participate in Cardinal Days of Service

In keeping with the Department of Library and Information Science’s commitment to service, this spring two student organizations of the LIS Department – ASIS&T (Association for Information Science and Technology) CUA Student Chapter and AGLISS (Association of Graduate Library and … Continue reading

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GIS Workshop on June 6

CUA/SLA and DC/SLA are co-sponsoring a GIS Workshop with Samuel Russell! Tuesday, June 6, 2017  6:30-8pm @CSL 303 Pizza, cookies, snacks, and drinks will be provided! Please bring your own laptop/tablet/device to get hands on experience with ArcGIS! “Join Samuel … Continue reading

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Emily Wagner and Nicholas Brown named Students of the Year

The Department of Library and Information Science is pleased to announce that Nicholas Brown and Emily Wagner have been named Students of the Year for the 2016-2017 Graduation Class.  The LIS Department emphasizes the values of collaboration, community, innovation, and excellence, … Continue reading

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Larry Guthrie (SLIS 1988) and SLIS Adjunct Richard Huffine to be honored at Special Libraries Association Annual Conference

Congratulations to alumnus Larry Guthrie (SLIS 1988), who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Special Libraries Association at their annual conference in Phoenix next month. Larry is the author of a book chapter and articles about medieval … Continue reading

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LIS Student Patricia Mars Publishes Article in The Serials Librarian

LIS Student Patricia Mars wrote a paper in her Digital Content Creation and Management class with Dr. Hsieh-Yee that she then expanded into an article for The Serials Librarian, titled “ALA Precedent in Defense of Personal Privacy and Privacy Activism … Continue reading

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