MLS Alum Denise Davis Awarded 2015 Institute of Museum and Library Services National Medal

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

Applying for a Fulbright – Info Session – May 18

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

MLS Alum John Caldwell Awarded National Digital Stewardship Residency

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

Apply for a National Digital Stewardship Residency

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

One Year Later: MLS Job Placement Report 2013

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

After the iSchool – Continuing Your Education After Graduation

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