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
Congratulations to all of the Spring and Summer 2015 graduates! Over the past few years you have worked on many group projects, some pleasant, some less so; written an abundance of papers, some of which have convinced you that you’re Continue reading Congratulations MLS Class of 2015!
MLS graduate Denise Davis has been awarded the 2015 Institute of Museum and Library Services National Medal. The IMLS, a grant-making federal agency, offers the National Medal as its highest honor in recognition of extraordinary service to the community. Denise Continue reading MLS Alum Denise Davis Awarded 2015 Institute of Museum and Library Services National Medal
2015 marks the second year in a row that an iSchool student or recent alum has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for international research. Join Prof. Jim Gilbert, UMD’s Fulbright Program Advisor, and Leslie Brice, PhD, Coordinator in the National Scholarships Continue reading Applying for a Fulbright – Info Session – May 18
2013 MLS graduate, John Caldwell has been awarded a 2015-2016 National Digital Stewardship Residency. The residency, funding by the Library of Congress and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), is designed to foster the development of the next generation of stewards to Continue reading MLS Alum John Caldwell Awarded National Digital Stewardship Residency
Today is the last day to apply for graduation. If you are planning to graduate in May, you must complete both forms found on the iSchool website: http://ischool.umd.edu/content/graduation If you do not apply for graduation you will need to register Continue reading REMINDER: Last Day to Apply for Graduation
On behalf the MLS Program and those of us here at blogMLS, we want to offer our congratulations to each of our December graduates! We are so grateful for everything you have contributed to our community during your time Continue reading Congratulations Graduates!
The iSchool has had a number of students participate in the National Digital Stewardship Residency Program in previous years. I encourage you to apply! Participants gain tremendous experience The NDSR is a year-long field experience for recent graduates focused on Continue reading Apply for a National Digital Stewardship Residency
In April 2014, the MLS Program surveyed graduates from December 2012, May 2013, and August 2013. In the survey we asked graduates to tell us about their post-graduate experiences; specifically we asked for current place of employment, type of industry, geographic Continue reading One Year Later: MLS Job Placement Report 2013
Rapid changes in technology, unstable budgets, and shifting trends ensure that nothing remains stagnant in library and information science. Your MLS coursework provides you with the ability to apply LIS theory to real-life situations and a solid awareness of the Continue reading After the iSchool – Continuing Your Education After Graduation