Symposium: Books Save Lives at Library of Congress- April 7, 2017

Join the Center for the Book at Books Save Lives: A Symposium on Trauma and Resilience in Young People’s Literature. This event will take place April 7, 2017 at 1:00pm-2:30pm. The featured panel includes Laurie Halse Anderson, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Continue reading Symposium: Books Save Lives at Library of Congress- April 7, 2017

Archives Unleashed 4.0 Web Archive Datathon at the British Library- June 11-13, 2017

*Call for Participation: Archives Unleashed 4.0Web Archive Datathon* http://archivesunleashed.com The British Library June 11 – 13, 2017 Travel grants will be available for US-based graduate students. Applications for all attendees are due 31 March 2017. Call for Participation This event Continue reading Archives Unleashed 4.0 Web Archive Datathon at the British Library- June 11-13, 2017

ALA@UMD with LAC Federal present Contracting as a Career Path-March 9, 2017

Check out LAC Federal Employee and iSchool Alum Chris Lao-Scott’s blog post about the federal hiring freeze and how it affects information professionals. Come out to the event tonight to learn more from federal contractors and their experiences. Representatives from Continue reading ALA@UMD with LAC Federal present Contracting as a Career Path-March 9, 2017

Webinar: Speaking Up and Being Heard- March 15, 2017

The College of Information Studies, Maryland’s iSchool, is excited to announce a free, brown bag webcast—Speaking Up and Being Heard—featuring Scott Leeb, Senior Consultant at Iknow LLC. In this webcast, Leeb will walk participants through the task of identifying their Continue reading Webinar: Speaking Up and Being Heard- March 15, 2017

Webinar: iSchool Professional Development- March 1, 2017

Are you eager to learn a new skill for your current or desired future job? Do you need interview practice or career advice? Then join us for a free online Professional Development Webinar on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 7:30 Continue reading Webinar: iSchool Professional Development- March 1, 2017

Cognitive Technologies and Usability- February 28, 2017

Join our IBM guest speakers for an engaging discussion around Cognitive technologies and how they relate to usability. In this discussion, our speakers will explore Design Thinking, IBM’s most innovative Cognitive services, and what these industry methods mean for you Continue reading Cognitive Technologies and Usability- February 28, 2017