Category Archives: News

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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“CUA & Special Olympics Archiving Project” – CHIM Student Emily Hewitt’s Experience

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

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Calling all Library Students! Federal Intern Fair and Speed Mentoring Event

  FEDLINK’s Education Working Group and the Catholic University of America Department of Library & Information Science will be co-hosting a federal library school student intern fair and speed mentoring event. Join us on Wednesday, November 1st from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, in the atrium of Catholic … Continue reading

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LIS Adjunct Professor Richard Huffine presenting at OCLC WMS Users Group Meeting

“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

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LIS Student Emily Nilson, Digital Media Specialist at PBS

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!

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LIS Student Lisa Carroll’s “Behind the Scenes in Italy” story on CUA homepage

Lisa Carroll was among the students who participated in the Visions of Italy study abroad course this past summer, and has written a Spotlight Story that now appears on Catholic University’s news page. Read about her experience here.  

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“The Radio Preservation Task Force of the Library of Congress” with Dr. Josh Shepperd

September 14, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Byron Auditorium – 205 Columbus School of Law In this talk, Professor Josh Shepperd describes current discourses among federal policymakers and program coordinators regarding the relationship between digital humanities, material preservation, curation and accessibility, and … Continue reading

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LIS Alumna Chloe Raub publishes article in Archival Outlook

CUA LIS Alumna Chloe Raub (MSLIS, 2014), has an article on supporting student activism through archives appears in the latest issue of Archival Outlook. Read it online.

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“Transforming Customer Service in the Post-Digital Law Library,” an article by LIS Student Dan Odenwald

Dan Odenwald, an LIS Student specializing in law librarianship, is the author of the cover story in in the Sept-Oct issue of AALL Spectrum. You may read his article titled “Transforming Customer Service in the Post-Digital Law Library” online. Congratulations, … Continue reading

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