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 treasurer of iDiversity. In the article, she talks about her experiences in the IPP specialization here […]

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: […]

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 in the life cycle of medical information, including its creation, management and use. Forecasts of […]

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 strengthen specializations, the Archives, Records, and Information Management (Archives) specialization redefined the curriculum and required […]

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 specialization will focus on the nature of open data and information; the ability of the […]

MLS Information Sessions

Interested in learning more about the MLS Program at the University of Maryland’s iSchool? Then you’ll be glad to know that we’re hosting a number of virtual information sessions this fall! These sessions will be a great opportunity to learn more about the program and get answers to any questions that you might have. For […]

iSchool Specializations

At the iSchool, we take pride in being able to offer our students exceptional MLS specialization options. Our specializations include: Archives, Records, and Information Management; Curation and Management of Digital Assets; Government Information Management and Services; History and Library Science; Individual Program Plan; Information and Diverse Populations; and School Library.  Each provides an in-depth course plan that prepares students […]

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 at the Universities at Shady Grove and fully online beginning Fall 2013! The courses are the same […]

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