Congratulations 2017-2018 ALA Spectrum Scholarship Winners!

A HUGE congratulations to all of the 2017-2018 Spectrum Scholarship Winners from the iSchool and MLIS Team! Special congratulations to our four UMD winners: Shannon Bland, Andrea Castillo, Carmen Collins, and Lauren Cooper!! To see the full list of winners, Continue reading Congratulations 2017-2018 ALA Spectrum Scholarship Winners!

Scholarship: Bernard Vavrek Scholarship- July 31, 2017

The Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services (ABOS), an affiliate of the American Library Association, offers annual awards that recognize outstanding service, support for conference attendance, and the education of a student currently enrolled in a Library Science degree program.  Continue reading Scholarship: Bernard Vavrek Scholarship- July 31, 2017

Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Baur

Congratulations iSchool alumna Natalie Baur on the Emerging Leader Award! Read the SAA statement below: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 2017 Natalie Baur Receives Emerging Leader Award from Society of American Archivists CHICAGO—Natalie Baur, digital preservation librarian at El Colegio Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Baur

ASIS&T Severn Best Student Research Paper- June 15 2017

The ASIS&T Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Jury is looking for the best Masters student research paper in information science.  Any student in a Masters’ degree-granting institution can submit a paper. Papers must follow the guidelines of a JASIST Continue reading ASIS&T Severn Best Student Research Paper- June 15 2017

Scholarship: Potomac Technical Processing Librarians- June 30, 2017

Potomac Technical Processing Librarians (PTPL) announces the availability of two $1,000 scholarships for future librarians interested in technical services. Students living or working in the PTPL membership region (DC, Maryland, Virginia) and who are currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited Library and/or Continue reading Scholarship: Potomac Technical Processing Librarians- June 30, 2017

Scholarship: Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce- deadline May 15, 2017

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is accepting applications for the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW), a program designed to recruit master of library and information science (MLIS) students from traditionally underrepresented ethnic and racial minority groups into Continue reading Scholarship: Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce- deadline May 15, 2017

Scholarship: Ruth Fine Memorial Student Loan- April 30, 2017

The application period for the Ruth Fine Student Loan is open at http://www.dcla.org/page-1723277 The DC Library Association  awards one Ruth Fine Memorial Student Loan of $6,000  each year in support of ALA-accredited graduate library/information science education. This interest-free loan, which the student Continue reading Scholarship: Ruth Fine Memorial Student Loan- April 30, 2017

Call for Nominations: William G. Wilson Staff Excellence Award

Each year, Maryland’s iSchool celebrates the extraordinary contributions that our former colleague, Bill Wilson, made to the College by recognizing one remarkable staff member whose work exemplifies his spirit. The “Bill Wilson Spirit” is committed to Maryland’s iSchool, its people, Continue reading Call for Nominations: William G. Wilson Staff Excellence Award

Fellow Scholarship: New England Science Boot Camp, June 14-16, 2017

The New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians Planning Committee is offering up to four Fellow Scholarships for students with an interest in science or engineering librarianship to attend the 2017 New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians at the Continue reading Fellow Scholarship: New England Science Boot Camp, June 14-16, 2017

Scholarship: Bernard Vavrek Scholarship- July 31, 2017

The Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services (ABOS), an affiliate of the American Library Association, offers annual awards that recognize outstanding service, support for conference attendance, and the education of a student currently enrolled in a Library Science degree program.  Continue reading Scholarship: Bernard Vavrek Scholarship- July 31, 2017