Acknowledging History in Order to Disrupt it: Unearthing the Segregated History of Library and Information Science- Oct. 3, 2017

Join us on Tuesday October 3rd at 12:30 pm at MITH for the next talk in our Fall 2017 Digital Dialogue series, featuring: Nicole Cooke Assistant Professor and MS/LIS Program Director, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign​   Acknowledging History in Order to Disrupt it: Unearthing the Segregated History of Library and Information Science Tuesday October 3, 2017 at 12:30 pm […]

2018 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship- due Nov. 1, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship. The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields and to partake of the American dream. The program was established in recognition of the contributions New Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for the opportunities […]

Arne Nixon Center Research Fellowships- due November 6, 2017

The Arne Nixon Center is pleased to offer a new round of Research Fellowships to support scholars from outside the Fresno/Clovis area who are engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral and independent research. Two Fellowships of up to $2,000 will be awarded to scholars. The award may be used for transportation to and from Fresno, living expenses […]

OGDI Annual Networking Reception, Dinner, and Resource Fair- September 5, 2017

You’re invited to attend the Office of Graduate Diversity and Inclusion’s Annual Networking Reception, Dinner, and Resource Fair! What: A chance to meet and network with other diverse graduate students and an opportunity to explore campus resources Who: Open to new and returning graduate students, note space is limited When: September 5, 2017 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM Where: Colony Ballroom, […]

Be My Eyes

The iPhone app launched in 2015 called Be My Eyes marks another step in technology increasing accessibility for people with disabilities. Be My Eyes links people who are blind or visually impaired to sighted volunteers through video chat. The volunteer can see through the video chat and answer whatever questions the user has. According to their website, they […]

Oxford Women’s Leadership Symposium- August 2-4, 2017

We are pleased to invite you and your institution to participate in the OXFORD WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM The summer symposium with be held August 2–4 at Somerville College, Oxford, UK. Alternatively, you may attend the 4–6 December 2017 meeting also held at Somerville College, Oxford, UK. You are welcome to present a paper on an aspect of Women’s […]

Information for the Black Caucus of the American Association of Law Libraries

Check out this brochure for the Black Caucus of the American Association of Law Libraries! It highlights information about potential careers in law librarianship and notes several scholarship opportunities. It also includes contact information for anyone interested in membership or more information about the organization!

This is What a Librarian Looks Like

Check out this Huffington Post article and Slate article about Kyle Cassidy’s new book This is What a Librarian Looks Like. Featuring photographs and stories of information professionals, the book highlights the diversity amongst our colleagues and the articles offer a sneak-peek of the contents. Not only are the portraits visually stunning, the testimonies are truly inspiring!

Loving vs. Virginia at Library of Congress- May 3, 2017

This unique event on May 3, 2017 at the Library of Congress is open to the public, no RSVP required. Library of Congress presents Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell, illustrated by Shadra Strickland. Discussion with author, illustrator, and Georgetown Law Professor Emerita, moderated by recipient […]

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