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CUA LIS Ranked #4 by College Choice

The Catholic University of America’s Department of Library and Information Science ranked among the 35 Best Master’s in Library Science Degrees. College Choice, a leading authority in data-driven college and university rankings and resources, put The Catholic University of America … Continue reading

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Winter 2018 Alumni Newsletter

You can read the Winter 2018 Alumni Newletter, now available. Learn what the LIS Alumni Board has been up to!

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Graduate Fair – Wednesday, January 31

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“You’re Doing What With Your Library Degree?” – Jan 18 panel

Come hear a panel of professionals working in non-traditional library fields, Thursday, January 18th, at 6:30 p.m., Room 204, Columbus School of Law building on the campus of The Catholic University of America

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LIS Student and GLP Juán-Pabló González’s post on Archivist’s Nook

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.

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Alumna Maddie Davis Presents at VAASL Annual Conference

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

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Alumna Laurie Beyer Hall named Superintendent of Documents

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

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LIS Student Juan-Pablo Gonzalez’s Post in the Archivist’s Nook

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.

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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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