Meet the MLIS! The iSchool Announces MLS Program Name Change

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 offer and award a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS). This program name change […]

The iSchool Review Call for Content

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 policy. From traditional essays or policy papers to interactive information visualizations or UI/UX projects, we […]

Career Focus: Planning Your Job Search – Recording Available

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 the Problem: Landing a Job in Information Science; a presentation by iSchool alum Jonathan Barney. During […]

Career Focus: Archives Career Panel – 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, University Archivist at UMD; and Margaret Huang, Archivist/Librarian at Hillwood Museum. Session moderator Joe Carrano, […]

Field Study Spotlight: DC Prep-Benning Elementary

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 bottom of the post). How Can You Make Difference at Benning?  Here’s a little secret: […]

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