Welcome new students! Below is a TON of information that should help you get started with the program. You can find even more information on the FAQ posts all organized into handy categories. You can also refer to the 2017 New Continue reading 2017 Admitted Student Welcome Packet!
Those of us here at blogMLS are thrilled to announce that the name of our prestigious master’s program in library science at University of Maryland is changing! From this point forward, the University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies will Continue reading Meet the MLIS! The iSchool Announces MLS Program Name Change
On behalf of the MLS Program and those of us here at blogMLS, we want to offer our congratulations to each of our graduates! We are so grateful for everything you have contributed to our community during your time with Continue reading Congratulations MLS Class of 2016!
The iSchool Review is a new publication designed specifically for work from master’s students in professional degree programs. As we begin to compile content for the inaugural issue, we are seeking submissions related to information management, information design and information Continue reading The iSchool Review Call for Content
Non-thesis MLS students are required to complete a field study. The field study allows for students to apply the skills that they have developed over their course of study at the iSchool and gain valuable work experience in the field Continue reading Field Study Information & Opportunities
On September 16, 2015 the iSchool had the pleasure of hosting a discussion of public libraries with the “Dean of American Library Historians,” Dr. Wayne Wiegand. Dr. Wiegand offered his reflections on the history of public libraries in the US Continue reading Dr. Wayne Wiegand’s “Public Libraries: A People’s History”
The College of Information Studies invites applications for the annual award of the Myra Wilson Scholarship to a MLS degree student. The scholarship was established in 1999 in memory of Myra Wilson, a graduate from the College of Information Studies, to Continue reading Apply for the Myra Wilson Scholarship
Last spring, Director of the Career Services Center Kelley Bishop presented Job Hunting 101: Effective Search Strategies, during which he described effective search and application strategies. On October 12, we reprised this presentation and paired it with Be the Solution to Continue reading Career Focus: Planning Your Job Search – Recording Available
The Student Archivists at Maryland (SAM) student group, in conjunction with the MLS Program, hosted the first in our series of career panels earlier this month. During the session Erin Engle, Digital Archivist at the Library of Congress; Jason Speck, Continue reading Career Focus: Archives Career Panel – Recording Available
MLS student Jamilla Coleman completed her field study in Spring 2015 at Benning Elementary. Today, we learn what the internship is all about and why you should considering applying for the internship for Fall 2015 (the internship description is at the Continue reading Field Study Spotlight: DC Prep-Benning Elementary