RL/SAA Mosaic II Call for Applications—Deadline June 13

The second iteration of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL)/Society of American Archivists (SAA) Mosaic Program is now accepting applications for the 2016–2018 cohort. The program, established in 2013 and recently awarded a grant by the Institute of Museum and Continue reading RL/SAA Mosaic II Call for Applications—Deadline June 13

Library and Archives Canada newsletter: Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World

The newsletter helps readers keep current with the latest news, initiatives, guidance, best practices, tools and case studies in the information management, archives and libraries. The latest issue (April) of the “Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World” newsletter is now online: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/services/government-information-resources/information-management/Pages/governance-recordkeeping-newsletter.aspx

International Opportunities in Information Studies ( INST 729I–3 credits) India Study Abroad Program Winter 2017: January 3, 2017-January 17, 2017

INDIA International Opportunities in Information Studies ( INST 729I–3 credits) India Study Abroad Program Winter 2017: January 3, 2017-January 17, 2017 A wonderful opportunity to earn 3 graduate credits in any iSchool Program and to visit incredible India. iSchool sponsored  Continue reading International Opportunities in Information Studies ( INST 729I–3 credits) India Study Abroad Program Winter 2017: January 3, 2017-January 17, 2017

Julia C. Blixrud Scholarship Call for Applications — Deadline June 1, 2016

To honor the memory and extend the legacy of longtime ARL staff member Julia Blixrud, ARL has established the Julia C. Blixrud Scholarship, which supports the attendance of one master of library and information science (MLIS) student or recent graduate Continue reading Julia C. Blixrud Scholarship Call for Applications — Deadline June 1, 2016

iSchool Spring 2016 Experiential Learning Expo May 10

Spring 2016 Experiential Learning Expo May 10, 2016 5:00–7:00 pm Grand Ballroom, Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland  iSchool students will present posters describing their work completed this semester as interns and consultants. Come join us and learn more about the Continue reading iSchool Spring 2016 Experiential Learning Expo May 10

Travel Awards for Underrepresented Professionals to Attend 2016 Library Assessment Conference—Deadline Extended to May 31

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is extending the application deadline to Tuesday, May 31, for scholarships to support individuals from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to attend the 2016 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment in Continue reading Travel Awards for Underrepresented Professionals to Attend 2016 Library Assessment Conference—Deadline Extended to May 31

INST 728B – Handwriting is Neat…Until You Try to Transcribe It

Handwriting is Neat… Until You Try to Transcribe It By Jen Wachtel Have you ever transcribed a tricky document? Have you ever underestimated the difficulty of a transcription project? In the INST 728B class on April 27th, students transcribed several Continue reading INST 728B – Handwriting is Neat…Until You Try to Transcribe It