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 Fall 2018 New Continue reading Fall 2018 Admitted Student Welcome Packet!
Please note the following communication from UMD Department of Transportation Services. WMATA recently announced that SafeTrack Surge #14 will include the complete closure of the College Park Metro Station from Saturday, April 15 through Saturday, April 29. “Free shuttle buses Continue reading IMPORTANT: College Park Metro Closure
Check out this article in The Guardian. It discusses Wikipedia’s decision to bar material from the Daily Mail, labeling it as unreliable. This falls into the timely discussion of media accuracy and fake news, as well as the level of responsibility that Continue reading Wikipedia Bans Daily Mail as “Reliable Source”
Value Colleges provides information and resources for students deciding on where to pursue their higher education. The site researches various institutions and their offerings and compiles convenient lists and rankings. Value Colleges recently released their Top 50 Best Value Graduate Continue reading University of Maryland ranked #1 in Best Value for Graduate Education
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 2015
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 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
Bridging The Digital Divide | Oct. 8, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Washington Post Nearly every American now has access to the Internet. Yet 15 percent of adults still aren’t online. Lawmakers, city leaders, technology experts and Continue reading Bridging The Digital Divide, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Washington Post