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 Continue reading Meet the MLIS! The iSchool Announces MLS Program Name Change

Dr. Wayne Wiegand’s “Public Libraries: A People’s History”

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”

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 Continue reading Career Focus: Planning Your Job Search – Recording Available

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, Continue reading Career Focus: Archives Career Panel – Recording Available

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 Continue reading Field Study Spotlight: DC Prep-Benning Elementary