Re-Envisioning the MLS: What We’ve Learned So Far

We’re now some six months into our Re-Envisioning the MLS initiative. We’ve hosted engagement events (History, Origins, and Foundations of the MLS, Libraries and Archives are Information Technologies), thought leader speakers (Dave Lankes, Mike Eisenberg), and published white papers and Continue reading Re-Envisioning the MLS: What We’ve Learned So Far

Re-Envisioning the MLS White Paper: Trends and Context

Earlier this year, the iSchool and the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) at the University of Maryland launched the Re-Envisioning the MLS initiative as part of a three-year process that explores what a future MLS degree should be. That Continue reading Re-Envisioning the MLS White Paper: Trends and Context

Re-Envisioning the MLS: Free the Librarians

On Thursday, November 6, Dave Lankes delivered the iSchool’s first thought leader presentation our three-year Re-Envisioning the MLS initiative. Co-sponsored by the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC), Dave delivered Burn the Libraries, Free the Librarians, which offered a number Continue reading Re-Envisioning the MLS: Free the Librarians

Re-Envisioning the MLS: The Next Generation MLS Student

Considering the future of an MLS Degree in general, and ours in particular, also forces you to think about the characteristics of next generation MLS students. Here is what we’ve come up with – what do you think? Did we Continue reading Re-Envisioning the MLS: The Next Generation MLS Student

Introducing the Inaugural MLS Advisory Board!

The iSchool at the University of Maryland, College Park is pleased to announce the formation of the inaugural Advisory Board for the Master of Library Science degree program. The Board is comprised of 17 leaders and students (see below) in Continue reading Introducing the Inaugural MLS Advisory Board!