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Spring 2013 Registration and the New Core

It’s hard to believe, but it’s time to start thinking about spring registration. Spring and Winter classes are listed in Testudo. Don’t forget to check both LBSC (Library Science) and INST (Information Studies) course headings. Also,you may find some INFM (Information Management) classes of interest. Registration opens for iSchool students on October 25, 2012. But, beyond taking classes to meet your specialization requirements […]

National Information Literacy Awareness Month

Today marks the halfway point of National Information Literacy Awareness Month, which has spanned each October since a Presidential Proclamation in 2009.  Barack Obama called for Americans “to recognize the important role information plays in our daily lives, and appreciate the need for a greater understanding of its impact.”  To read the full proclamation and […]

iDiversity Fall 2012 Events

iDiversity kicked off its second year with a fantastically fun Happy Hour at Penn Social in DC in September to introduce members and affiliates to the new board: Kim White – President Bridgette Hendrix – Vice President Margaret Leist – Secretary Ursula Gorham-Oscilowski – Treasurer Brittney Crawford – Events Coordinator Rebecca Oxley – Social Media […]

Scholarships Available!!!

The College of Information Studies invites applications for the following five (5) annual scholarship awards: 1.     Helen A. Tegnell Scholarship 2.     Library Systems & Services (LSSI) Scholarship 3.     Mary Lee Bundy Scholarship 4.     Noyes Library Association Scholarship 5.     Frank G. Burke Scholarship  Below are the complete descriptions for each of the awards:  1. The College […]

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