7 Questions with Caroline Haythornthwaite

7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Caroline Haythornthewaite

New iSchool professor, Caroline Haythornthewaite’s, lengthy last name is almost as impressive as her experience in the information field. Caroline just finished teaching her first semester at Syracuse University, and the iSchool community recently received exciting news: Caroline will serve as director of the MLIS program beginning in August 2017. Caroline came to us from … Continued


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Library Friday: Visiting the Hilton Library at the Culinary Institute of America

When I attended NYLA’s 2016 Annual Conference this past November, I learned that ‘special collections’ is such a broad term. Excitingly, during a presentation titled, “Getting to Know Special Libraries,” I heard from librarians and preservationists who worked in contrasting settings: the Corning Museum of Glass, the New York State Academy of Fire Science and … Continued


Top 10 InfoSpace Blogs of 2016

Top 10 InfoSpace Blogs of 2016

We’ve put together a list of the best blogs from InfoSpace in 2016! Did your favorite blog make the list? #10 – From Kitchen to 6k Instagram Followers: How the iSchool Helped Build My Passion into a Career At the iSchool we love when students combine their knowledge in tech with whatever they’re passionate about. Read … Continued


LIS School Media student Abbie Digel

Becoming Successful in School Media Librarianship

Did you know that the iSchool’s Master’s in Library and Information Science with School Media Specialization has a career placement rate of 100% for 2015 graduates?* Or that it has a three-year rolling average career placement of 97%? I first heard about the iSchool’s career success rate for LIS school media students while applying to … Continued


Prasanna Kulkarni

Prasanna Kulkarni G’16: Web analytics and data at Blizzard

I recently caught up with Prasanna Kulkarni, analytics connoisseur and 2016 alumnus of the MS in Information Management program who’s making the most of his post-grad life in sunny southern California. Prasanna was happy to reflect on his iSchool experience and offer insight for curious students looking to follow a similar career path as himself. … Continued


Visualizing Big Data - Flight Information

Visualizing Big Data

Big data. It’s a term we hear constantly in our workplace. But do we really know what big data is and how dynamic it can be? What is it used for and how does it impact academic libraries? Lots of questions I know, but I’ll attempt to visually and verbally describe what big data is. … Continued


What's happening in NEXIS?

What’s Happening at NEXIS?

This semester, the NEXIS (New Explorations in Information and Science) students worked on creating new and innovative ideas to present to the NEXIS lab. We asked them what inspired them to make their projects and what it took to get them there. Here are just some of the amazing projects that were produced thanks to … Continued



College Application Tips from the iSchool

iSchool Application Tips for High School Students

I know this time of year is so hectic and stressful when it comes to finalizing those college applications. You have a lot on your mind: Where should I visit? Is my college essay good enough? Did I miss a deadline? Did I get all my letters of recommendation in? What should I say in … Continued


Sean Keeley

Sean Keeley ’00 – A Career in Blogging

Do you bleed orange? Are you more likely to be found on the Syracuse sidelines cheering than anywhere else on campus? Even if you’re not an SU sports superfan, you’ve probably heard of “Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician,” the blog covering all things Syracuse sports related. The creator of the blog, Syracuse alum Sean … Continued