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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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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.

iSchool Alumnus Kevin Beverly works to help disadvantaged children realize their potential through community outreach, mentoring, and service.

Wendy Simmons is a retired Foreign Service Officer. She was also an adjunct lecturer for the College of Information Studies from 2015 to 2017. For almost three years, Wendy has been a reviewer for…

Alice Crites, Washington Post researcher, has been a part of a half-dozen Pulitzer teams.

Tracy Jeffcott is the recipient of the 2017-18 Maryland School Librarian of the Year award, which honors a school librarian for exemplary service and outstanding achievements in the field of…