Alumni Spotlight – Melissa Wertheimer, Class of 2017

Meet Melissa Wertheimer, Archivist of the Music Library Association and Music Reference Specialist at the Library of Congress. Melissa’s impressive career has roots in a dual education in music and information science. She graduated from the iSchool with her MLIS in December 2017 with a specialization in Archives and Digital Curation. She also holds a […]

One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2017

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 they saw as most valuable for their current and future positions. In March 2018, the […]

One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2016

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 they saw as most valuable for their current and future positions. In May 2017, the MLIS […]

Podcast: Privacy and Digital Security in Libraries

As we see the government debating over net neutrality, internet privacy and other technical issues, it is important to see how libraries fall into these changing regulations. iSchool alumna and Fulbright scholar Molly Schwartz has been producing a podcast for METRO and put out an episode on libraries, privacy, and digital security: https://soundcloud.com/librarybytegeist/6-talking-privacy-with-librarians How do you think […]

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 – offer new challenges and opportunities for archivists at NARA planning to accession these records. […]

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 they saw as most valuable for their current and future positions. In March/April 2016, the […]

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