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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.

     

UMD iSchool Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members

  • With strengths in library and archives innovation, digital curation, criminal justice data science, socio-technical aspects of cybersecurity and privacy, and mis/information in social networks.

UMD iSchool, a Hub of Revolutionary Digital Curation Research and Technology Development

  • Exploring the UMD iSchool's history of being integral to the advancement of digital curation.

UMD iSchool Pioneers Initiatives to Advance STEM Learning Among Youth

  • Faculty and researchers are pioneering methods to increase youth interest in STEM, from co-design with youth to partnering with libraries to develop services.

Faculty Spotlight: Adjunct Lecturer, Eric Hung

  • After graduating from the iSchool's MLIS program, Eric decided to continue his love of teaching as an adjunct lecturer, where he helps students gain more hands-on, "real-world" skills.

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

  • In her home country of Jamaica, Glennor Shirley, MLS ’93, first discovered her adoration for librarianship while working as a bookmobile librarian. 

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

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

Meet MLIS student, Bailey DeSimone

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

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

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

Leveraging Partnerships to Produce Award-Winning School Librarian Leaders

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