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UMD’s iSchool Takes Great Pride in its Graduates

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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When David Levy, MLS ’94, was a student at the University of Maryland (UMD), he spent most of his free time in McKeldin Library where he had access to a tremendous collection of books on Jewish…

The University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies (iSchool) played an important role in setting the foundation for Mary Ellen’s career.  In order to succeed, Mary Ellen says, it is…

Working in a library as a law school student made Laura Moorer, MLS ’12, realize that she did not want to always practice law. She discovered that her true passion in the law gravitated more…

Growing up with a librarian led Sarah Stonesifer, MLS alumna ’11, to spend a lot of time in libraries. Sarah’s mother, Susan Stonesifer, MLS alumna ’97, has been a librarian for over 20 years. As…

Meet Robert Jacoby, Web Governance Expert for the United Nations, poet, novelist, author of the “website governance” entry on Wikipedia, and developer (as a student!) of a widely used free, online…

Technology is a consistently evolving field. Those working in cybersecurity have a duty to keep their minds sharp and focused on how their industry is changing.

Interview with Adrienne Hieb, Metadata Librarian at NASA Goddard and MLIS Program Graduate

She knows so much about NASA’s current projects and history, but she isn’t a scientist, she’s an archivist. In fact, she’s the first archivist in NASA Goddard’s history.

During their tenure, Hagelin managed the LGBT Equity Library and worked on digital collections and digital collection, which sparked their interest in librarianship.