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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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LIS Student participate in Research Day virtually

April 21, 2020 – the Fifth Annual Catholic University Research Day. This year three LIS students present their posters virtually. Check them out: Katherine DeFonzo, Amalia Steinhauser: Housekeeper and World Traveler  Erin Mir-Aliyev, Copy-Cataloging at the Oliveira Lima Library: Intersections … Continue reading

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Cristina Ramirez (MSLIS 2005) receives EGVA Unsung Hero Award

Cristina Dominguez Ramirez, Library Manager, received the 2020 Excellence in Virginia Government Unsung Hero Award. The award recognizes an individual Virginian who has provided distinguished and exceptional service as a career government employee in the commonwealth, with local or state … Continue reading

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To be postponed: Dr. Trevor Owens to deliver the 2020 Stone Lecture on Friday, April 3

This event, originally schedule for April 3, will be postponed., Keep tuned. Dr. Trevor Owens will deliver the 2020 Stone Lecture on Friday, April 3, 2020.  Come join the CatholicU LIS Alumni Board, AGLISS, and others for an engaging evening. … Continue reading

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Dr. Chancellor’s Author Talk & Book Signing at Howard University

  Dr. Renate Chancellor gave an author talk today at Founders Library at Howard University on her new book E. J. Josey: Transformational Leader of the Modern Library Profession.  Audience members peppered her with questions and the event concluded with a book signing.

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LIS Student Tammy Tran will give lightning talk at Digital Cultural Heritage DC (DCHDC)

LIS student Tammy Tran will participate in graduate student lightning talks at Digital Cultural Heritage DC (DCHDC) meet up (https://www.meetup.com/Digital-Cultural-Heritage-DC/), January 21, 2020, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, German Historical Institute on Dupont Circle. Tammy will present a case study from her … Continue reading

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Babak Zarin publishes article in Journal of Science Fiction

Babak Zarin (MSLIS 2019) researched sound preservation and amateur archives vis-à-vis “filk,” the subculture of science-fiction-and-fantasy-related folk music, for a paper he wrote in Dr. Jane Zhang’s LSC 677 Cultural Heritage Institutions class. That paper is an article in the November … Continue reading

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Angela Brooks (MSLIS 2020) penned a blog post – Smithsonian Libraries / Unbound

  We are proud and excited to share Angela Brooks’s recent post in the Smithsonian Libraries Unbound about her internship experience in the Smithsonian Libraries: “An Internship to Remember: Cultural Heritage at the Smithsonian Libraries Research Annex.” Read entire article in the … Continue reading

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Nick Brown named Chief Operating Officer for Communications and Outreach for Prince George’s County Memorial Library System

Congratulations go out to Nicholas Brown who was just officially named the Chief Operating Officer for Communications and Outreach for the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, a position which he will start in January. Nick was selected as a … Continue reading

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E.J. Josey, Transformational Leader of the Modern Library Profession by Dr. Chancellor

Congratulations to Dr. Renate Chancellor for her forthcoming (February 2020) book on E.J. Josey! The book is part of the ALISE Series published by Rowman & Littlefield. From the publisher: Within the broader social and political landscape of civil rights, … Continue reading

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