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Alumni Spotlight: Making a Difference as a Prison Librarian – Glennor Shirley, MLS ‘93

August 10, 2020 | iSchool News

In her home country of Jamaica, Glennor Shirley, MLS ’93, first discovered her adoration for librarianship while working as a bookmob …

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UMD iSchool MLS Alumna Partners with iConsultancy to Provide Experiential Learning Opportunities in Digital Curation and Web Design

August 7, 2020 | iSchool News

At Historic Takoma, Marilyn Abbott exceeded the call of duty by connecting iSchool students with the organization to revamp their websi …

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Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress, Serial Set vol. 1442. Photo by Geraldine Dávila González.

Meet MLIS student, Bailey DeSimone

August 5, 2020 | iSchool News

Bailey's research will focus on the intersection of diversity and legal informatics. 

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Dr. Jonathan Lazar (far right) and class visiting Dr. Raja Kushalnagar (far left) at Gallaudet University

Leveraging Partnerships to Enhance Accessibility, Diversity, and Inclusion in Curriculum

July 23, 2020 | Hayleigh Moore

Working with industry, community, and LIS partners to create hands-on learning opportunities for students and revolutionize curriculum …

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Leveraging Partnerships to Produce Award-Winning School Librarian Leaders

July 23, 2020 | Hayleigh Moore

Creating opportunities for students to learn inside and outside of the classroom alongside school librarians.

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MLIS Student Tannaz Motevalli Named 2020-21 ALA Spectrum Scholar

July 16, 2020 | Mia K. Hinckle

ALA Spectrum Scholarships are awarded annually to a select group of exceptional students who promote equity, diversity, and inclusion i …

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Alumni Spotlight: iSchool Alumna Awarded Maryland School Librarian of the Year 2020 – Donna Mignardi MLS ’99

July 14, 2020 | iSchool News

The UMD iSchool helped to instill in Donna that all information is valuable and one must continue to grow and learn.

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Remembering Christine Glaab – Law Librarian, Community Volunteer, Ardent Reader, and UMD iSchool Alumna

July 14, 2020 | CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional)

The Christine Glaab Law Librarian Fellowship honors the memory and legacy of Christine Glaab, MLS 1975, by providing support to MLIS s …