blogMLIS

**PLEASE NOTE: This site is no longer actively maintained and will close in Spring 2020. Please visit ischool.umd.edu for updates on a new way to share job postings with students.** Official blog of the MLIS Program at Marylands iSchool.

Check out the official MLIS Program Page at the University of Maryland's iSchool!

E-government Scholarship Program

The Information Policy & Access Center, in partnership with the American Library Association, received a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for 15 Masters of Library Science (MLS) e-government librarian degree scholarships.  This unique program is for students interested in careers in librarianship and other information sciences as specialists in digital […]

Faculty Profile: Professor Katie Shilton

This is the first in a series of posts where we’ll introduce you to the fabulous iSchool faculty. In the posts you’ll learn a little about their research and some of their favorite things. We begin with one of our newest faculty members, Dr. Katie Shilton, who  joined the iSchool last year, after completing her […]

Notes from the Field-Special Edition

This week we have our first in our “Notes from the Field” series, where we learn about one student’s field study experience. In this special edition we have guest blogger and iSchool alum, Joanna Gadsby. Joanna works as a reference and instruction librarian at the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery—a position which she got […]

Not All Quiet on the iSchool Front

It’s high summer here at the iSchool. If you’re not taking a summer class you might think that means the halls of Hornbake’s South Wing are dark and empty; you’d be wrong. Lots of things are happening in the iSchool in preparation for the start of the Fall semester. Here’s a taste: Save the Date! […]

You Don’t Have to Go Home OR Stay Here

Throughout the year iSchool students have several opportunities to travel abroad and learn about libraries, museums, archives, and other cultural institutions. Past groups have visited Nicaragua and India. This Spring, iSchoolers visited St. Petersburg, Russia. Students visited cultural heritage sites, libraries, and some pretty grand buildings in their travels. Luckily for those of us back […]

The iSchool Shines at ALA Annual

The iSchool had a strong presence at this year’s American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. The conference theme this year was “Transforming Our Libraries, Ourselves.” Transformation is certainly a theme that iSchool students, faculty, and staff can relate to, as we work together to redefine our curriculum with the creation of the […]

Introducing blogMLS!

Greetings and salutations current, future, and former MLS students; iSchool faculty and staff; and interested observers! Today we begin a new chapter in the MLS Program by launching our very own blogMLS, the official blog of the MLS Program at Maryland’s iSchool. On the blog you’ll find official information from the iSchool such as registration […]

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