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LIS at Research Day

Campus was abuzz today as students and faculty participated in Catholic University’s third annual Research Day. This year the Department of Library and Information Science was represented in both the morning oral presentations and the afternoon poster session. LIS professor … Continue reading

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“Libraries and the Fight to Save Net Neutrality,” by Juán-Pabló González

LIS Student Juán-Pabló González, a graduate library pre-professional (GLP) for University Archives, penned a blog posting about net neutrality. Read it now on the library website.

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Friday, April 20, is Movie Night @ 6 p.m.

AGLISS invites you to join classmates and friends on Friday, April 20, for movie night! Who doesn’t love to put aside studies on a Friday night and sit back and take in a movie? Come to Gowan Auditorium, bring your … Continue reading

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Jonathan Smith, M.S.L.S. 2007, to be UCLA Library Senior Fellow

Jonathan Smith, M.S.L.S. 2007, currently Director of Library Technology at Sonoma State University, was selected to be a Library Senior Fellow at UCLA in 2018. He is part of the cohort of 17 top managers of academic libraries chosen for this … Continue reading

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Career Update

LIS Student Paul Sommerfeld has recently accepted a position at the Library of Congress in the Music Division, as a Reference Librarian. Congratulations, Paul!

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Dr. Renate Chancellor’s Advanced Legal Research Visits Prison Library

Advanced Legal Research Class Explores the World of Prison Libraries By Babak Zarin “Would you all be interested in seeing a prison library?” It was with these words that Professor Renate Chancellor of CUA’s Library and Information Sciences offered her … Continue reading

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Howard and Mathilde Rovelstad Scholarship 2018 is Open for Application Now!

The annual competition for the Howard and Mathilde Rovelstad Scholarship is now under way. ONE scholarship is available. Students who have completed at least 6 credits in the LIS Master’s in Library and Information Science program by the end of the spring … Continue reading

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Dr. Chancellor’s Oral History Class Presents at OHMAR

On Thursday, March 15,  Dr. Chancellor’s Oral History class presented their semester-long project in collaboration with the Armed Forces Retirement Home in DC, to the Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region conference. For more, see the Friends of the Soldiers Home … Continue reading

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Juán-Pabló González Wins NEH Grant to Attend Rare Books School

LIS Student Juán-Pabló González has won a competive National Endowment for the Humanities grant to attend classes this coming summer at the Rare Books School in Charlottesville, Virginia. Juán-Pabló is currently a graduate library preprofessional (GLP) working in the university … Continue reading

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Juán-Pabló González Awarded Jan Merrill-Oldham Grant

LIS Student and Archives Graduate Library Paraprofessional (GLP) Juán-Pabló González has been named the recipient of the Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant, to be awarded during the ALA Annual Conference this coming June in New Orleans. Congratulations, Juán-Pabló! Read the ALA … Continue reading

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