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Apr. 23, 2014

Leighton Christiansen’s experience in transportation and the information professions prepared him for work as the single librarian serving the Iowa Department of Transportation. Combined with the skills he learned via the iSchool's Specialization in Data Curation, Christiansen has found himself uniquely positioned to tackle the challenges facing the transportation information industry today. 

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Apr. 16, 2014

As a GSLIS student specializing in data curation, Lynn Yarmey completed an internship at the National Snow and Ice Data Center. The position led to a job offer following her graduation, and today Yarmey holds leadership roles on multiple research projects. She will talk more about her experiences as a student and professional during the Data Curation Alumni Panel event on April 22.

Where do you work and what is your role?

Apr. 14, 2014

Excited about using new technologies and motivated by a desire to connect people with information, Aaron Collie specialized in data curation when he earned his master's at the iSchool. He now gets to do both of these things and more as a digital curation librarian at Michigan State University. Collie will talk more about his experiences as a student and professional during the Data Curation Alumni Panel event on April 22.

Mar. 12, 2014

Library Journal’s annual “Movers & Shakers” list recognizes professionals who are shaping the future of libraries in a variety of ways. The recently released 2014 class of Movers & Shakers includes two GSLIS alumni: Stephanie Davis-Kahl (MS '98) in the "Change Agents" category, and...

Mar. 7, 2014

David Larsen (MS '04) has been selected by the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) to receive the 2014 Virginia Boucher-OCLC Distinguished ILL Librarian Award. The award honors professional achievement, leadership, and contributions to interlibrary loan and document delivery. Larsen, head of access services and assessment at the University of Chicago Library, was selected for his innovative and practical approaches to resource sharing, willingness to learn...

Mar. 4, 2014

Stephanie Davis-Kahl (MS '98) has been selected by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) to receive the 2014 Education and Behavioral Sciences Section (EBSS) Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award.

Feb. 26, 2014

Anna Maria Watkin (MS '96), director of the Parkland College Library, and Erika Hackman, director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Parkland College, will accept the 2014 ACRL Community and Junior College Libraries Section (CJCLS) EBSCO Community College Learning Resources Award on behalf of the project Scholarship at Parkland (SPARK) at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference. The $500 award and plaque, donated by EBSCO Information Services, will be presented at...

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