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LIS Student and Archives GLP Juán-Pabló González delves into the Brutal Archive and the Brutalist architecture here on campus and further afield in his recent post in the Archivist’s Nook. Read the post here.
Madeline Davis (M.S.L.I.S. 2016), librarian at River Bend Middle in Loudoun County, gave a presentation at the 2017 VAASL Conference titled “Technology in Transition: G-Suite Edition.” You may view her presentation at http://bit.ly/2xz1abi Maddie has also recently been elected co-president of the … Continue reading
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) announced on October 16 that SLIS Alumna Laurie Hall has been appointed the Superintendent of Documents. She has been serving as Acting Superintendent of Documents since April 2016. Ms. Hall graduated from the School of Library … Continue reading
CUA LIS Student Juán-Pabló González serves as the Archives GLP and has written the latest post in the Archivist’s Nook titled ” The Archivist’s Nook: Embodiment – Becoming the Spectacle of the Opera.” Read the entire post online.
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/
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
Emily Hewitt, an LIS student specializing in Cultural Heritage Information Management (CHIM), posted an article, CUA & Special Olympics Archiving Project, reflecting on about her experience as a graduate assistant in the project. I am very grateful that I have the … Continue reading
FEDLINK’s Education Working Group and the Catholic University of America Department of Library & Information Science will co-host a federal library school student intern fair and speed mentoring event. Join us on Wednesday, November 1, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, in the atrium of Catholic University’s … Continue reading
“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
Emily Nilson, an LIS student specializing in Cultural Heritage Information Management, has recently been hired by PBS in Arlington as a digital media specialist. Congratulations, Emily!