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Reimagining How Libraries Can Serve Youth During COVID-19

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


Dr. Charles Harry Talks About Managing Cyber Risks on The Scientific Sense Podcast

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

University of Maryland Launches New Social Data Science Center with Support from Facebook

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

Alumni Spotlight: iSchool Lays the Foundation for Alumna’s Career in Academic Librarianship - Joyce Garczynski MLS ‘09

  • 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 Information Studies (iSchool).

Maryland Today: Visualizing Vehicle Safety, featuring TJ Rainsford

  • 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.

School Library Journal: The Right and Wrong Way To Make Decisions in a Crisis | Reimagining Libraries, featuring Mega Subramaniam

  • 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. 

Fulbright: Hosted by the Library and Information Consortium of the Kyrgyz Republic, featuring Mega Subramaniam

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

Research Will Test Finger-worn Sensor That Tracks Stroke Survivors’ Arm Movements

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

MLIS Student Working to Connect Library Services to Children

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


BSIS Student Builds Database for the Library of Congress

  • As a summer intern at the Library of Congress, Sarah Patrick transformed a print resource into an interactive digital experience.