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Information Sessions, MSLIS Degree

Anyone considering the MSLIS graduate degree or any librarians who want to expand their knowledge, are welcome to join us online or in person for an information session.   Virtual Information Session – join us and learn about the CatholicU LIS … Continue reading

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Dan Dembkowski and Grace Phillips receive the Rovelstad Scholarship

Congratulations to Daniel Dembkowski and Grace Phillips, the two students chosen as the 2019-2020 Rovelstad scholarship recipients. They were selected among an impressive field of library and information science students. Students who had completed at least 6 credits in the … Continue reading

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Nirmal Gomes, LIS Student, receives Gordon M. Conable Scholarship

Congratulations to Nirmal Gomes, a current MSLIS student, for receiving the Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship. Nirmal will attend this year’s annual ALA Conference (virtually, due to COVID-19), will be expected to participate in the Freedom to Read Foundation other … Continue reading

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Information Sessions – MSLIS degree at CatholicU LIS

Anyone considering the MSLIS graduate degree or any librarians who want to expand their knowledge, are welcome to join us online or in person for an information session.   Virtual Information Sessions – join us and learn about the CatholicU LIS … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Alumnus James King

The Department of Library and Information Science is sorry to note the passing of alumnus James King (MSLIS 2002). James served on the LIS Advisory Board and is a past recipient of the Von Dran Alumni Award. He mentored many … Continue reading

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Hannah Jones Named the Student of the Year for the Class of 2019-2020

The student of the year award for the 2019-2020 Academic Year is awarded to Hannah Jones. Congratulations! Hannah Jones has attained an outstanding academic record and demonstrated a commendable dedication of service to the Department of Library and Information Science … Continue reading

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Erin Mir-Aliyev’s Reflections on working at the Oliveira Lima Library

LIS Student Erin Mir-Aliyev shares her reflections in an OLL blog post. Read about her experience during her spring semester. https://www.lib.cua.edu/wordpress/newsevents/12877/

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A Digital Yearbook of the Class of 2020

Congratulations to the Class of 2020! On behalf of faculty and staff, I would like to congratulate your achievement in receiving a Master’s Degree of Science in Library and Information Science. While it is disappointing that we can’t bring everyone … Continue reading

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LIS Student participate in Research Day virtually

April 21, 2020 – the Fifth Annual Catholic University Research Day. This year three LIS students present their posters virtually. Check them out: Katherine DeFonzo, Amalia Steinhauser: Housekeeper and World Traveler  Erin Mir-Aliyev, Copy-Cataloging at the Oliveira Lima Library: Intersections … Continue reading

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Cristina Ramirez (MSLIS 2005) receives EGVA Unsung Hero Award

Cristina Dominguez Ramirez, Library Manager, received the 2020 Excellence in Virginia Government Unsung Hero Award. The award recognizes an individual Virginian who has provided distinguished and exceptional service as a career government employee in the commonwealth, with local or state … Continue reading

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