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From archivists to librarians, web developers to information architects, our iSchool alumni succeed as information professionals in every field imaginable. Take a moment to read these interesting stories about your fellow iSchool Terps!

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Ann currently works as the Special Projects Archivist for the South Carolina Political Collections (SCPC) at the University of South Carolina where she is in charge of exhibits and outreach and…

Tyler was especially drawn to the HiLS program after learning about the professional experiences offered in tandem with his academics and the immense network of alumni in archival roles across the…

The foundation for Joyce Garczynski’s, MLS ’09, career in librarianship was built from her experience in the Master of Library Science (MLS) program at the University of Maryland College of…

In her home country of Jamaica, Glennor Shirley, MLS ’93, first discovered her adoration for librarianship while working as a bookmobile librarian. 

The UMD iSchool helped to instill in Donna that all information is valuable and one must continue to grow and learn.

After many years working as a chef and artist, Jocelyn McNamara, MLS ‘16, was inspired by her love of literature, and a drive to work in leadership, which led her to pursue a career in…

Forensic investigation is a challenging field where information plays a key role, from cyber threat investigations to extracting evidence from large, complex data sets. Pranali Shetty, a Master of…

Christine Glaab received her Master of Library Science (MLS) in 1975 from the College of Library and Information Science (CLIS), which is now known as the College of Information Studies.

At the start of her professional career, Dr. Jean Donham taught at a middle school in the small town of Ames, Iowa.