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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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Our Students – Ashley Matthews and Sharon Bradley – guests in The Geek in Review Podcast

Ashley Matthews (the George Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law School) and Sharon Bradley (the University of Georgia School of Law) were sharing ideas about benefits coming from implementing Makerspaces in Law Schools. They believe, it would let law students to develop … Continue reading

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Alumna Cristina Ramirez Receives Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education

Alumna Cristina Ramirez is among the 5 recipients of the Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education of Beta Phi Mu members. Beta Phi Mu is the library & information science honor society, and its members are eligible to compete … Continue reading

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Rovelstad Scholarship Recipients are Sandra M. Lima Rocha Teixeira Neves and Richard Baker McElroy

Congratulations to Sandra M. Lima Rocha Teixeira Neves and Richard Baker McElroy, the two students who were chosen as the 2018-19 Rovelstad scholarship recipients. They were selected among an impressive field of library and information science students. Students who had completed at least … Continue reading

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LIS Student Elizabeth Ajunwa Awarded a 2019-20 Spectrum Scholarship

On June 18th, the American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services announced the 60 exceptional students pursuing graduate degrees in library and information studies who are awarded the 2019 Spectrum Scholarship. LIS Congratulations to LIS student … Continue reading

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LIS Alumnus Babak Zarin on Imposter Syndrome panel at ALA Annual Conference

On Sunday, June 23, LIS Alumnus Babak Zarin will be among the 5 panelists at a Chair’s Program session on Imposter Syndrome, during the ALA Annual Conference. From the program: Characterized by feelings of uneasiness, anxiety, and fear of being … Continue reading

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DCLA Annual Awards Ceremony honors LIS Alumnae Emily Wagner & Maria Thurber

On Saturday, June 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., DCLA will hold it’s annual awards celebration at Churchkey on Logan Circle. Two LIS alumnae are among the four honorees  this year: Community Service Award: Emily Wagner, American Library Association … Continue reading

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