7 Strategies to Improve Collaboration Between Faculty and Librarians The following is a guest post by Sarah Davies. According to a 2015 study by Library Journal, almost everyone across the board agrees that there is a breakdown of communication between faculty and librarians. While respondents cite different perceived reasons for this breakdown, it has been […]
Dr. Renee F. Hill is a Senior Lecturer in the iSchool and the Director of the School Library and Youth Experience specializations. She is from Houston, TX but she grew up in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She holds a BA in Exceptional Education from Florida Atlantic University and an MLIS and a PHD from Florida State University. What brought you to the […]
Check out this super interesting article that iSchool faculty member Tim Summers wrote for The Conversation! It explains how ethical hacking is used to combat large-scale security breaches, like the recent incident with the DNC. Even if you are not a tech-wiz, the article is easy to understand and informative. Access the article on The Conversation here.
Join your student colleagues for a forum discussing public opinion surrounding the election. CISSM Global Forum February 2, 2017 | 12:00-1:15 pm | Van Munching Hall, School of Public Policy Atrium Steven Kull, Senior Research Scholar and Director of the Program for Public Consultation at CISSM Steven Kull is a senior research scholar and director of the […]
Check out the video from ALA and Rosen Publishing, featuring our own iSchool faculty member Dr. Mega Subranamium! Read the full write up in the District Dispatch here.
The University of Maryland has launched the new site Undocumented Student Resources. This site contains useful information for students, faculty, and staff. At the bottom of the post, there are printable PDF resources courtesy of Undocumented Student Resources. Keep reading for more information and please spread the word about this great resource as we stand […]
Dr. Brian Butler has been appointed as Professor interim Dean of the The University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies. Dr. Butler will hold this position through June 30, 2016 until Dr. Keith Marzullo begins his appointment as Professor and Dean of the College of Information Studies on July 1, 2016. Butler joined the iSchool […]
On June 11, 2015, iSchool Associate Professor Mega Subramaniam participated in a panel presentation entitled: “Kids, Learning, and Technology: Libraries as 21st Century Creative Spaces.” The panel was organized by incoming ALA President Sari Feldman, ALA Washington Office, and Representative Marcia Fudge of Ohio. The panelists including, Dr. Subramaniam; Sari Feldman; Jesse Sanders of Cuyahoga […]
2015 marks the second year in a row that an iSchool student or recent alum has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for international research. With such history of success, the National Scholarships Office is strongly encouraging interested students and recent grads to consider applying for the program. The National Scholarships Office is available to help you every […]