Dr. Mega Subramaniam's project involves helping libraries adapt to support youth and their families with the transition to online learning. 


Looking at a systems approach to quantifying, prioritizing, and managing risk in critical infrastructure.

Initial Projects include Survey Tools to Track, Predict COVID-19 ‘Hot Spots’

Led by PhD student TJ Rainsford, an iSchool team created a geographical data visualization tool to support PG County's initiative to fully eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2040…

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…

As a Fulbright Specialist, Mega Subramaniam used her expertise to train librarians in the Kyrgyz Republic on how to improve their engagement with youth. 

As a part of her crowdsourcing project to reimagine libraries, Mega Subramaniam published her fourth SLJ article, discussing how decisions are made in a library during an emergency. 

MLIS student Angela Pfeiffer discusses her responsibilities as a Children's Library Associate II and how her role has changed during COVID-19.


Dr. Eun Kyoung Choe to work with UMass research team on project awarded $2.4 million NIH grant.