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Jul. 29, 2015

Two members of the GSLIS faculty have been elected to national officer positions of Beta Phi Mu, the international library and information studies honor society.

Linda Smith (MS '72), professor and associate dean for academic programs, has been elected vice president and president-elect. She will serve one year as vice president, one as president, and a third year as past president.

Assistant Professor Emily Knox (MS '03) has been elected to a two-year term as a director.

Affiliated faculty member Sue Searing,...

Jul. 28, 2015

jason.JPG?itok=82M0ZhxvJason Driver is looking out for the little guys—literally. As an early literacy specialist for Chicago Public Library’s seventy-nine branches, he works with fellow children’s librarians to create programs that support young readers and their families. For more about his professional insights and interests, check out Jason's blog.

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Jul. 1, 2015

Crumps_edited.jpg?itok=Y-0_vtDp It’s no surprise that MS student Flannery Crump chose GSLIS when she decided to pursue a career in LIS. The program was recommended to her by a reliable source—her mother, Amy Crump. She’s...

Jun. 4, 2015

Three GSLIS alumni have been chosen to participate in the highly competitive American Library Association Leadership Institute: Jenna Mayotte (MS ’07), business resource center coordinator at the Simsbury (CT) Public Library; Michele Paladines (MS ’11), collections coordinator at Oak Park (IL) Public Library; and Janet Vogel (MS ’08), youth services coordinator for Frederick County (MD) Public Libraries....

Jun. 1, 2015

My%20staff%20photo.JPG?itok=4oDPrn3A Throughout her career at the Illinois State Library, alumna Gwen Harrison has embraced leadership roles that have allowed her to make a difference in the working lives of librarians across the state and in the lives of their patrons. She was recognized...

May. 29, 2015

Gallagher2.png?itok=2AI9TZkp GSLIS alumnus Connell Gallagher (MS '78) was honored...

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