Category Archives: CUA LIS News

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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Three LIS Faculty Members Granted Tenure

The Department of Library and Information Science takes great pleasure in announcing that the Board of Trustees of the University voted to grant appointment with continuous tenure, and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, three members of our faculty: … Continue reading

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Lisa C. Moore and Maria D. Thurber Selected as ALA Spectrum Scholarship Recipients

Two of our LIS students, Lisa C. Moore and Maria D. Thurber, received the ALA Spectrum Scholarship. They are among the 60 exceptional students pursuing graduate degrees in library and information studies who received this honor for the 2017-2018 academic year. “Since 1997, American Library Association’s … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals Open for Bridging the Spectrum 2018: 10th Annual Symposium

Bridging the Spectrum: The Tenth Annual Symposium on Scholarship and Practice   Friday, February 2, 2018 9:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Great Room, Pryzbyla Student Center                                         Catholic University of America          The Department of Library and Information Science, Catholic University of America … Continue reading

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Maria Thurber Selected as the 2017-2018 Rovelstad Scholarship Recipient

LIS Student Maria Thurber is the 2017-18 Howard and Mathilde Rovelstad Scholarship recipient. She was selected among an impressive field of LIS students. Students who had completed at least 6 credits in the LIS Master’s in Library and Information Science … Continue reading

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Larry Guthrie (SLIS 1988) and SLIS Adjunct Richard Huffine to be honored at Special Libraries Association Annual Conference

Congratulations to alumnus Larry Guthrie (SLIS 1988), who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Special Libraries Association at their annual conference in Phoenix next month. Larry is the author of a book chapter and articles about medieval … Continue reading

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Vicky Pohlen Receives Beta Phi Mu Scholarship

On Wednesday, March 29,  LIS Student Vicky Pohlen received the Beta Phi Mu scholarship at the annual meeting of the Iota Chapter of Beta Phi Mu, which was held Wednesday, March 29, at the Fund for American Studies in Washington. … Continue reading

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2017 Dr. Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture

The Library & Information Science Alumni Board cordially invites CUA alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends to the 2017 Dr. Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture. Friday, March 31, 2017 at 6 p.m. Byron Auditorium, Room 204, Columbus School of Law Reception … Continue reading

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