Guest Post: 7 Strategies to Improve Collaboration Between Faculty and Librarians

7 Strategies to Improve Collaboration Between Faculty and Librarians The following is a guest post by Sarah Davies. According to a 2015 study by Library Journal, almost everyone across the board agrees that there is a breakdown of communication between Continue reading Guest Post: 7 Strategies to Improve Collaboration Between Faculty and Librarians

Hack Library School Twitter Chat- Oct. 25, 2017

Join Hack Library School us for the next Twitter chat on Wednesday, 10/25, at 9PM EST. We’ll be using #dearLIS for the chat. The chat is aimed towards prospective or current students with questions about: passions in their fields fears about entering the profession feelings Continue reading Hack Library School Twitter Chat- Oct. 25, 2017

Acknowledging History in Order to Disrupt it: Unearthing the Segregated History of Library and Information Science- Oct. 3, 2017

Join us on Tuesday October 3rd at 12:30 pm at MITH for the next talk in our Fall 2017 Digital Dialogue series, featuring: Nicole Cooke Assistant Professor and MS/LIS Program Director, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign​   Acknowledging History in Order to Disrupt it: Continue reading Acknowledging History in Order to Disrupt it: Unearthing the Segregated History of Library and Information Science- Oct. 3, 2017

#LibrariesRespond- Resources for Hurricane Harvey relief

Are you looking for ways to aid the relief efforts for devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey? Check out #LibrariesRespond the resources compiled by the American Library Association aimed towards disaster preparedness and response. Also, check out the New York Times Continue reading #LibrariesRespond- Resources for Hurricane Harvey relief

The Shifting Future of Coding Boot Camps

As employers expand the repertoire of technical skills expected from future employees, many coding boot camps are struggling to keep up with the changing demands. In a New York Times article published last week, journalist Steve Lohr explores the sustainability Continue reading The Shifting Future of Coding Boot Camps

One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2016

Each spring, the MLIS program conducts a survey to explore and quantify the post-graduate experiences of our recent alumni. Specifically, we ask recent grads about their current place of employment, type of industry, and geographic location, as well as the skills Continue reading One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2016