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Certification Recommendations from iSchool Faculty

Shelter-in-place orders have changed, postponed, and cancelled plans worldwide. These circumstances can be a particularly challenging time for students looking for jobs and internships.  Instead of worrying about a gap in your resume, now’s the perfect time to pursue a certification.  We asked iSchool faculty to share their best recommendations for certifications, specializations, and courses… Read the full article…


7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Barbara Kwasnik

Editor’s Note: This is the eighth in a series of posts profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science (LIS) faculty. Check out previous 7 Question posts with R. David Lankes, Renee F. Hill, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Jian Qin, Marilyn Arnone, Barbara Stripling, and Ruth Small “I think it is important for women to allow themselves a life of… Read the full article…


7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Dr. Ruth Small

Editor’s Note: This is the seventh in a series of posts  profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science faculty. Check out previous 7 Question posts with R. David Lankes, Renee F. Hill, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Jian Qin, Marilyn Arnone, and Barbara Stripling _____________________________________________________ Besides the School Media students, most iSchool students (not just LIS students!) encounter Dr. Ruth Small… Read the full article…


7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Barbara Stripling

(Editor’s Note: This is the sixth in a series of posts profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science faculty. Check out previous 7 Question posts with R. David Lankes, Renee F. Hill, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Jian Qin, and Marilyn Arnone) Barbara Stripling, or Barb, emanates both kindness and innate leadership. Her care for each student is reflected in her… Read the full article…



7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Jian Qin

(Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of posts profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science faculty.Check out previous 7 Question posts with R. David Lankes, Renee F. Hill and Jill Hurst-Wahl) Jian Qin is a great champion for the intermingling of librarianship and data science. Her excitement about the interesting ways it can be used… Read the full article…



Policy: Bringing Sexy Back

By now, you’ve probably heard the hubbub surrounding the joint proposal from Google and Verizon for their take on openness rules and the consumer Internet. If you haven’t, you might take the time to read what they had to say in a recent Washington Post editorial. Needless to say, this move has caused quite a stir amongst… Read the full article…