A HUGE congratulations to all of the 2017-2018 Spectrum Scholarship Winners from the iSchool and MLIS Team! Special congratulations to our four UMD winners: Shannon Bland, Andrea Castillo, Carmen Collins, and Lauren Cooper!! To see the full list of winners, Continue reading Congratulations 2017-2018 ALA Spectrum Scholarship Winners!
Check out this interview by the American Library Association Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services with Liz Laribee, creator of Amira in America along with Andrea Castillo, Carmen Collins, and Dolly Martino. Amira in America was created as part of the Continue reading Student Spotlight: Interview with Amira in America creator
Melissa Wertheimer (MLIS student, Archives and Digital Curation) is the newly appointed Archivist of the Music Library Association (MLA), the U.S. branch of the International Association of Music Libraries (IAML). The MLA Archives are housed at Special Collections in Performing Continue reading Student Spotlight: Melissa Wertheimer
As we posted about in December, four MLIS students created a project called “Amira in America” for a project in LBSC 602. Now, one of those students will present the story to a live audience at Busboys and Poets in DC Continue reading Support Your Classmates – Presentation with The Story Collider on 1/26/17
The following guest post was written by Andrea Castillo, MLIS Student. “Amira in America” was created as a project for the Serving Information Needs course at the University of Maryland, where all of us are pursuing master’s degrees in library Continue reading Student Spotlight: Amira in America