Introducing the Digital Curation Innovation Center (DCIC)

The traditional sense of archives and record keeping has changed drastically as technology becomes increasingly embedded the profession. The 21st century archivist is one who understands description and arrangement, but can also design an online digital exhibit or database repository Continue reading Introducing the Digital Curation Innovation Center (DCIC)

Field Study Database: Current Openings

The Field Study Database is intended to help MLIS students at the iSchool identify potential sites where they can complete their required field study experience. Many partner institutions regularly provide field study opportunities for MLIS students. This is an incredible resource for Continue reading Field Study Database: Current Openings

“The oldest library on Earth was started by a woman, and finally everyone can visit it” – Selina Cheng

“Founded by a Muslim woman, the University of Al Qarawiyyin in Fez, Morroco, opened its doors in 859. Its library has been restored during the last three years by another woman, Canadian-Moroccan architect Aziza Chaouni. A wing will be open Continue reading “The oldest library on Earth was started by a woman, and finally everyone can visit it” – Selina Cheng

Call for Submissions – iSchool Review

The iSchool Review is a new publication designed specifically for work from master’s students in professional degree programs. As we begin to compile content for the second issue, we are seeking submissions related to information management, information design and information policy. From traditional Continue reading Call for Submissions – iSchool Review

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon – Friday, July 29 from 10am-5pm

The National Archives Innovation Hub is co-sponsoring a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon with the Center for Legislative Archives, the Law Library of Congress, and Wikimedia DC on Friday, July 29 from 10am-5pm. The topic is Proposed Amendments.  There will also be a tour of the exhibit, Amending America, by curator Christine Blackerby.  Continue reading Wikipedia Edit-a-thon – Friday, July 29 from 10am-5pm