Congratulations 2017-2018 ALA Spectrum Scholarship Winners!

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!

Student Spotlight: Interview with Amira in America creator

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

Student Spotlight: Melissa Wertheimer

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

Support Your Classmates – Presentation with The Story Collider on 1/26/17

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