Category Archives: CUA LIS News

Tricia Bailey (MSLIS 2020), publishes in Internet Reference Services Quarterly

Congratulations to recent alumna Tricia Bailey who co-authored along with Dr. Ingrid Hsieh-Yee “Combating the Sharing of False Information: History, Framework, and Literacy Strategies,” published last month in the Internet Reference Services Quarterly. You can read the piece online.

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Registration now open for Bridging the Spectrum Symposium

Registration is now open for the Bridging the Spectrum symposium, to be held online Friday, February 19, 2021. https://lis.catholic.edu/news-events/symposium/2021/

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LIS Student Mandy Bernard’s Digital Exhibit, Upon This Granite Block

Check out “Upon This Granite Block,” a digital exhibit created by LIS Student Amanda Bernard, the Archives Assistant in the University Library’s Graduate Library Preprofessional program. Mandy created the digital exhibit, now part of the American Catholic History Research Center and University … Continue reading

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Prof. Nick Brown (MSLIS, 2017) pens a feature piece in Library Journal

Prof. Nick Brown, who is Chief Operating Officer for Communication and Outreach, Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, Maryland, has an article in the current issue of Library Journal on anti-racism programming with Maryland libraries. Read the article here.

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In Memoriam: Sally Sims Stokes

It is with profound sadness that we note the passing of Sally Stokes, who died on August 13th. Professor Stokes has been teaching at DLIS as an adjunct professor since June 2005. She taught the History and Theory of Cultural Heritage … Continue reading

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Dr. Renate Chancellor appointed Department Chair

President Garvey has appointed Associate Professor Renate Chancellor as chair of the Department of Library and Information Science (DLIS), a three-year appointment which will commence on August 20th. She will succeed the chair, Dr. Young Choi who will resume her … 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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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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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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