Congratulations Beyond These Walls Scholarship Recipients

iSchool Master of Library Science (MLS) students Johnna Percell, Sheridan Sayles, and Matthew Testa are winners of the iSchool’s “Beyond These Walls” Student Travel Awards for Fall 2014. This year’s award winners were eligible for awards of up to $250. The award winners were selected based on a holistic review of their award applications by the iSchool’s Awards Committee. […]

Listening Session Office Hours – Fall 2014

Happy Wednesday everybody! Our listening session office hours for the fall semester have been scheduled!  For those of you who don’t know, or don’t remember, listening sessions are a time when specialization directors and other MLS Program administrators make themselves available to answer questions and get feedback about the program or any issues that you might have. We strongly encourage you […]

New Executive Boards for Student Organizations

The following iSchool Student Organizations have announced the results of recent elections. Congratulations to the new leadership team! We look forward to the innovative and engaging programming you have in store for the upcoming year. Student Archivists at Maryland (SAM) Executive Board President: Joe Carrano Secretary: Kyle Powlina Treasurer: Emily Somach Lissa Brennan will stay on […]

After the iSchool – Continuing Your Education After Graduation

Rapid changes in technology, unstable budgets, and shifting trends ensure that nothing remains stagnant in library and information science.  Your MLS coursework provides you with the ability to apply LIS theory to real-life situations and a solid awareness of the current state of libraries and other kinds of information centers; BUT, anyone who wants to stay in […]

Maryland Day!

This Saturday, April 26, 2014, the University of Maryland is celebrating its 16th annual Maryland Day event! This open house is one of the most popular annual events in the Washington, DC metro area. The campus opens its doors from 10 am-4 pm (rain or shine)—offering more than 400 free events, free parking, free on-campus transportation and many food choices. Not only should […]

Constructing your Personal Brand for Librarians – 4/24, 4-5pm

Do you even exist… online? Are you wondering where to start with your online presence? What to post? How personal to get? ALA@UMD is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, April 23, 4:00-5:00 PM on developing an online presence and personal brand for librarians and MLSstudents. The event flyer is attached. iSchool alumni are welcome too! […]

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