The Digital Transition: How the Presidential Transition Works in the Social Media Age

Check out this WhiteHouse.gov article on the work that goes into transitioning the born-digital records of the Obama Administration. The unprecedented scale of the digital communications flowing President Obama’s White House – the first US presidential administration to fully embrace social media Continue reading The Digital Transition: How the Presidential Transition Works in the Social Media Age

One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2015

Each spring* the MLIS program conducts a survey to explore and quantify the post-graduate experiences of our recent alumni. Specifically, we ask recent grads about their current place of employment, type of industry, and geographic location, as well as the skills Continue reading One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2015

UMD Alumni Association Sponsored Happy Hour – Monday, Nov. 16

You’re invited to the  University of Md iSchool (CLIS) alumni association-sponsored happy hour on Monday, Nov. 16th at Flanagan’s Harp & Fiddle in downtown Bethesda, MD from 6 to 9 pm. Meet new librarians & information professionals or reconnect with Continue reading UMD Alumni Association Sponsored Happy Hour – Monday, Nov. 16

Career Focus: Planning Your Job Search – Recording Available

Last spring, Director of the Career Services Center Kelley Bishop presented Job Hunting 101: Effective Search Strategies, during which he described effective search and application strategies. On October 12, we reprised this presentation and paired it with Be the Solution to Continue reading Career Focus: Planning Your Job Search – Recording Available

Career Focus: Archives Career Panel – Recording Available

The Student Archivists at Maryland (SAM) student group, in conjunction with the MLS Program, hosted the first in our series of career panels earlier this month. During the session Erin Engle, Digital Archivist at the Library of Congress; Jason Speck, Continue reading Career Focus: Archives Career Panel – Recording Available

iSchool Alumna Named National Digital Stewardship Resident

Congratulations to 2015 iSchool Alumna Alice Prael! Alice has been named one of only ten National Digital Stewardship Residents by the Library of Congress. This nine-month residency is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and seeks, “to build a dedicated community of Continue reading iSchool Alumna Named National Digital Stewardship Resident

One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2014

Each spring* the MLS program conducts a placement survey of recent graduates in which we ask graduates to tell us about their post-graduate experiences; specifically for their current place of employment, type of industry, geographic location, as well as the skills Continue reading One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2014