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Info College Faculty and Alumna Publish New Book on Information Literacy and Disinformation

August 5, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
Dr. Paul T. Jaeger co-authored "Foundations of Information Literacy," the first book to offer frameworks for tackling information literacy and di …
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UMD Info College Welcomes Eleven New Faculty Members

June 22, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
With strengths in library and archives innovation, experiential design, online and social media communities, sociotechnical and cultural technolo …

UMD Info College Welcomes New Associate Professor Amelia Gibson

May 25, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
Dr. Gibson will also be stepping into the Associate Director role for the Info College's Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC).

UMD Info College Welcomes New Associate Professor Sheena Erete

May 25, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
Dr. Erete looks to build new community partnerships and engage the local community surrounding UMD in meaningful ways.

Senior Associate Dean Moves to New Opportunities After a Decade of Service

May 23, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
The College reflects on the visionary prowess and “can-do” attitude of Dr. Brian Butler as he steps into new leadership role.

(Video) ALA Lecture Series: ALA President Patty Wong

May 16, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
Wong shares her 37-year journey with the ALA and the association's ongoing commitment to equity and inclusion.

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The Search for Wisdom, Understanding, and Knowledge

May 4, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
How Jewish ethics and law can be applied to new technological discoveries of the online environment, the arts, and more.

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Alumni Profile: Jane Robbins, PhD ‘72

May 2, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
The iSchool catches up with the its first PhD graduate as she shares her legacy as one of the most influential leaders in library science educati …
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Jewish American Heritage at UMD

May 2, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
This month, UMD recognizes the impact of Jewish Americans at the University and beyond. Here the iSchool compiles a list of resources, events, an …