iSchool Student Showcases IPP on Hack Library School

Nancy Lovas, a second-year iSchool student recently authored a guest-post on Hack Library School, a collaborative blog written by LIS students. She is in the Individualized Program Plan and a Research and Teaching Fellow in the University Libraries and the Continue reading iSchool Student Showcases IPP on Hack Library School

Scholarship Opportunity: Lucile M. Wert Scholarship

If you have a chemistry background, consider applying for the Lucille M. Wert Scholarship. The deadline is February 1, 2017. Call for Applications: 2017 Lucille M. Wert Scholarship – Deadline: February 1, 2017 Designed to help persons with an interest Continue reading Scholarship Opportunity: Lucile M. Wert Scholarship

Listening Session Office Hours – Fall 2015

Our listening session office hours for the Fall 2015 semester are scheduled! Listening sessions are times when specialization liaisons and MLS Program administrators make themselves available to answer questions and respond to feedback about the program or any issues that Continue reading Listening Session Office Hours – Fall 2015

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

Health Informatics Specialization – Survey

The Health Informatics segment of information technology and computer science has been rapidly growing.  Due to this fact, the iSchool may decide to introduce a new College-wide Health Informatics Specialization, which would focus on the people, the information and the technology involved Continue reading Health Informatics Specialization – Survey

Re-Envisioning the MLS: New Specialization Combining Archives and Digital Curation

What Does the College Currently Offer? In fall 2013 the College of Information Studies implemented a new, College-wide specialization, the Curation and Management of Digital Assets (CMDA). At the same time, as a part of an MLS program initiative to Continue reading Re-Envisioning the MLS: New Specialization Combining Archives and Digital Curation

Re-Envisioning the MLS: New Specialization Focused on Local Big Data

Introducing Community Analytics & Policy In Fall 2015, the iSchool will launch a new specialization: Community Analytics & Policy (CAP) within the MLS program that focuses on the intersection of analytics, policy, and data. Replacing the eGovernment specialization, this new Continue reading Re-Envisioning the MLS: New Specialization Focused on Local Big Data

School Library Specialization Information Sessions

Are you interested in school librarianship? Then join us for one of our information sessions and learn how you can earn your Master of Library Science degree and school library certification at Maryland’s iSchool. This specialization is offered both on-campus Continue reading School Library Specialization Information Sessions