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Prof. Shumaker Receives Distinguished Service Award from DCLA

On June 13, CUA LIS Professor Dave Shumaker received the DCLA Distinguished Service Award at DCLA’s Annual Reception and Award Ceremony. Congratulations, Dave! And LIS Student Demetrius Curington received a Ruth Fine scholarship during the Award Ceremony. Congratulations, Demetrius! This … Continue reading

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Dr. Sue Yeon Syn Receives MLA Grant

Dr. Sue Yeon Syn, Associate Professor here at the Department of Library and Information Science, along with co-Principal Investigator JungWon Yoon, will be recognized on Tuesday, May 22, during the Business Meeting and Inaugural Address of this year’s Medical Library … Continue reading

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Lauren Hester named 2018 Student of the Year

Congratulations to Ms. Lauren Hester, 2018 Student of the Year! Lauren has demonstrated outstanding intellectual abilities and communication skills at CUA. She served as the AGLISS Newsletter LISten Editor from Summer 2016 to Summer 2017. She was the first formal … Continue reading

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New Course for Fall, LSC653-Data on the Web

The department is pleased to announce a new course, LSC653 Data on the Web, to be offered every fall semester in support of the Data Science Course of Study. The course description: Information professionals encounter a variety of data on … Continue reading

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Student Career Updates

Melissa Harris, joint degree student (MA Religious Studies/MSLIS), recently started a new contract position at the Government Publishing Office (GPO) as Lead Metadata Librarian,  Library Services & Content Management. Vicky Pohlen, joint degree student (MA History/MSLIS), recently started a new position … Continue reading

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Juán-Pabló González’s Post on Society of American Archivists blog

Juán-Pabló González, LIS Student, Archives Graduate Library Pre-professional (GLP) and president of the Student Chapter of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Juán-Pabló González, reflects on his first year in the LIS program in a blog post on the SAA … Continue reading

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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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