Undocumented Student Resources: Website Launch

The University of Maryland has launched the new site Undocumented Student Resources. This site contains useful information for students, faculty, and staff. At the bottom of the post, there are printable PDF resources courtesy of Undocumented Student Resources. Keep reading Continue reading Undocumented Student Resources: Website Launch

Call for Papers! Pushing the Margins: Women of Color & Intersectionality in LIS

Library Juice Press editors Rose L. Chou and Annie Pho have put out a call for papers for an upcoming publication titled Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS. Proposals may consider (but are not limited to): Invisible Continue reading Call for Papers! Pushing the Margins: Women of Color & Intersectionality in LIS

UMD Disability Summit: Activism and Advocacy in the Academy

Join us for the UMD Disability Summit: Activism and Advocacy in the Academy on April 8th, 2016 at the University of Maryland. Students, faculty, and staff of the University as well as anyone else in the community, other schools, government agencies, and Continue reading UMD Disability Summit: Activism and Advocacy in the Academy

A Think and Do Day of Intellectual Activism – Friday, December 4th

A Think and Do Day of Intellectual Activism Friday, December 4, 2015 9:00am-2:00pm Stamp Student Union, Charles Carroll Room 2203K  The Arts and Humanities Center for Synergy is hosting a day of intellectual activism, with expert speakers, scholars, students, formerly Continue reading A Think and Do Day of Intellectual Activism – Friday, December 4th

“Caught In The Middle: Librarians On The Debate Over LGBT Children’s Books” – Stella M. Chavez

“…the American Library Association says it’s uncertain if libraries will receive more challenges to LGBT children’s books because of the Supreme Court’s ruling that legalizes same-sex marriage. What is certain: a librarian’s role to advocate for these kinds of books.” Continue reading “Caught In The Middle: Librarians On The Debate Over LGBT Children’s Books” – Stella M. Chavez

iSchool Faculty Presents on the Hill

On June 11, 2015, iSchool Associate Professor Mega Subramaniam participated in a panel presentation entitled: “Kids, Learning, and Technology: Libraries as 21st Century Creative Spaces.” The panel was organized by incoming ALA President Sari Feldman, ALA Washington Office, and Representative Continue reading iSchool Faculty Presents on the Hill

UMD Hosts ALA Spectrum Scholars: Social Justice Collaboratorium Design Symposium

On June 6-7, 2015 the iSchool hosted the next generation of social justice scholars at the Social Justice Collaboratorium Design Symposium. The event was sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as Continue reading UMD Hosts ALA Spectrum Scholars: Social Justice Collaboratorium Design Symposium

Cecil County Public Library Awarded MLS National Medal for 2015

Cecil County Public Library (CCPL) had the honor of winning the IMLS National Medal for 2015. We love the fact that IMLS looks for community impact. That’s what gets us up to go to work in the morning! Our culture Continue reading Cecil County Public Library Awarded MLS National Medal for 2015

Re-Envisioning the MLS: Libraries and the Learning Sciences

On March 25, Dr. June Ahn and Dr. Tamara (Tammy) Clegg lead another thought-provoking discussion as part of the iSchool’s Re-Envisioning the MLS initiative. Co-sponsored by the Information Policy & Access Center, the talk entitled: Why Libraries are Critical for Continue reading Re-Envisioning the MLS: Libraries and the Learning Sciences

Re-Envisioning the MLS: Reclaiming Our Purpose

On March 11, Ms. Valerie J. Gross (CEO & President of Howard County Public Library System) lead a thought-provoking discussion as part of the iSchool’s Re-Envisioning the MLS initiative. Co-sponsored by the Information Policy & Access Center, Ms. Gross outlined Continue reading Re-Envisioning the MLS: Reclaiming Our Purpose