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Dec. 16, 2013

Five GSLIS master's students have been chosen by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) as 2014 Career Enhancement Program (CEP) fellows: Alonso Avila, Raquel Flores-Clemons, Sophie Hou, Bradley Kuykendall, and Jerrod Moore.

Each year, ARL member libraries select a group of library and information science master's students to participate in this competitive program, which provides avenues for students from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic...

Dec. 14, 2013

CarpinoLindsey.jpgTo help accomplish her goal of becoming a law librarian, LEEP student Lindsey Carpino, JD, balances teaching law courses to paralegal students, working as a reference associate at a law school, and taking GSLIS courses.

Why did you decide to pursue an LIS degree?

I wanted to...

Dec. 6, 2013

CIRSS researchers will make a strong showing as they share their expertise in scientific data curation at this week’s 46th annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The meeting, scheduled for December 9-13 in San Francisco, California, is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, gathering more than 24,000 earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders.

Representing CIRSS at this year’s AGU conference are Carole Palmer, GSLIS professor...

Dec. 4, 2013

GSLIS PhD student Yang Luo successfully defended her dissertation proposal last spring and promptly left on a trip to China for field research over the summer. The CCB was excited to find the opportunity to meet with Luo and to talk about her research and trip.

“My research is on the history of children’s libraries in China. I’m specifically looking at the time period from 1912-1937,” says Luo about her research. “I’m interested in the development and genesis of children’s libraries during this time, and my initial investigation has found several factors during this time period—...

Nov. 26, 2013

GSLIS students William Langston and Sophie Young have been selected to receive 2014 Spectrum Scholar/PLA Conference Travel Grants from the Public Library Association. In total, ten of the nation's 2013 Spectrum Scholars were selected to receive funding to attend the conference.

Langston and Young, both master's students, were named ALA Spectrum Scholars earlier this year along with...

Nov. 26, 2013

ChristinaJohn-fpfeature.jpgWith a background in history and initially inspired by an interest in archives and special collections, Christina John decided to pursue a master’s degree at GSLIS. She now plans to apply her research and LIS skills to a career in the corporate or nonprofit sector.

Why...

Nov. 12, 2013

Corporate1-Heffren_5x7.jpgInformation management in a corporate setting can take many forms...

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