Please see the attached PDF for information regarding this event, happening at the National Archives, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Power movement.
The traditional sense of archives and record keeping has changed drastically as technology becomes increasingly embedded the profession. The 21st century archivist is one who understands description and arrangement, but can also design an online digital exhibit or database repository Continue reading Introducing the Digital Curation Innovation Center (DCIC)
The MLIS program email has changed to reflect the new program name. The new email address is MLISprogram@umd.edu. Please update your contacts and use this address moving forward. Let us know if you have any questions.
The Field Study Database is intended to help MLIS students at the iSchool identify potential sites where they can complete their required field study experience. Many partner institutions regularly provide field study opportunities for MLIS students. This is an incredible resource for Continue reading Field Study Database: Current Openings
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Keith Marzullo as Dean of the College of Information Studies (iSchool). Dr. Marzullo officially begins his position on August 1, 2016. As Dean, Dr. Marzullo will build upon his extensive background Continue reading Dr. Keith Marzullo Named Dean of College of Information Studies
“Founded by a Muslim woman, the University of Al Qarawiyyin in Fez, Morroco, opened its doors in 859. Its library has been restored during the last three years by another woman, Canadian-Moroccan architect Aziza Chaouni. A wing will be open Continue reading “The oldest library on Earth was started by a woman, and finally everyone can visit it” – Selina Cheng
The iSchool Review is a new publication designed specifically for work from master’s students in professional degree programs. As we begin to compile content for the second issue, we are seeking submissions related to information management, information design and information policy. From traditional Continue reading Call for Submissions – iSchool Review
The National Archives Innovation Hub is co-sponsoring a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon with the Center for Legislative Archives, the Law Library of Congress, and Wikimedia DC on Friday, July 29 from 10am-5pm. The topic is Proposed Amendments. There will also be a tour of the exhibit, Amending America, by curator Christine Blackerby. Continue reading Wikipedia Edit-a-thon – Friday, July 29 from 10am-5pm
LAC is hosting a social event next week — this is a great opportunity for iSchool students to learn more about working for LAC, and to meet our Recruiters face-to-face. When: Friday, July 29 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm Where: Oyamel Continue reading LAC Social Friday July 29th
The ARMA International Educational Foundation (AIEF) is excited to announce the availability of a variety of funding opportunities for current and aspiring records and information management professionals. – Graduate education scholarships – $1,000 – Access Leadership scholarships – $6,000 & Continue reading AIEF Scholarships Now Available