Guest post by Wendy White. Today we were free to roam and explore all that York has to offer. Several of us visited the Jorvik Viking Center and learned about the discoveries in York that provide insights into the lives Continue reading Day 8: York – Free Day and Tea Day!
Guest post by Margot Willis and Tracy Ritenour. Today we said farewell to Bristol and boarded a mid-morning train bound for York. The ride, lasting about four hours in total, gave us good views of an overcast, sheep-filled English countryside, Continue reading Day 7: York – A lot of history and little about gardens
Guest post by Rosie Seidel. Hi everyone, it’s Rosie. This morning we had our earliest start of the entire trip in order to travel to Hereford. We caught the train first to Newport, Wales, where we changed trains to Hereford. Continue reading Day 6: Hereford – Chained Libraries, Mappa Mundi, and more!
Guest post by Meaghan Wilson. Yesterday, we visited the beautiful Cathedral in Exeter! We began our morning with an early train ride to Exeter; the hour and a half trip provided an opportunity to see the rather picturesque countryside of Britain. Continue reading Day 5: Exeter – Whirlwind Tour in the Cathedral and Library
Guest Post by Rosie Seidel and Rebecca Thayer: Today we had our earliest morning of the journey so far. We left Canterbury for the train station just before 9am. We took Canterbury West to St. Pancras in London, then took Continue reading Day 4: Bristol – From High-Speed Trains to Passenger Liners
Guest post by Rebecca Thayer. Hi everyone, Rebecca here. Today was our last full day in Canterbury, and Margot’s birthday! We kicked off with a lecture by Dr. David Shaw (retired of the University of Kent, only one part of Continue reading Day 3: Canterbury – Lecture and Sightseeing
Guest post by Suzy Wilson and Kelsey Diemand. Happy Monday everyone! Mondays are rough. Enjoy this picture of one of the Cathedral cats. Today, we had the privilege of visiting the Canterbury Cathedral Library and Archives. Cressida, the archivist, and Continue reading Day 2: Canterbury- Visit to the Library and Archives
Hello from across the pond! Suzy here. I am so excited to be here in Canterbury, England to kick off our tour of the Great Cathedral Libraries! I and two of my classmates, Meaghan and Kelsey, arrived in Paris on Continue reading Day 1: Canterbury-We Made It!
Check out this interview by the American Library Association Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services with Liz Laribee, creator of Amira in America along with Andrea Castillo, Carmen Collins, and Dolly Martino. Amira in America was created as part of the Continue reading Student Spotlight: Interview with Amira in America creator
Please see the copied message from the University of Maryland to the campus community. We at the iSchool are deeply saddened by the recent events on the UMD campus. Take advantage of the campus resources below and remember, the MLIS Continue reading UMD Campus Resources- May 23-25, 2017