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Participating in Power and Speaking to it: Making a Diversity Index

Sayward Schoonmaker and Rachel Ivy Clarke won the 2018 ASIS&T Best Paper Proposal Award for their paper, “The Critical Catalog: Giving Voice to Diverse Library Materials through Provocative Design.” Schoonmaker and Clarke also won the 2020 Jesse H. Shera Award for their article, “Metadata for Diversity: Identification and Implications of Political Access Points for Diverse Library Resources.”… Read the full article…



What Comes After My Library Internship

I can’t believe that my internship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Library is almost over. In just a few days, I will load up my car and drive the six hours back to Syracuse. Through the course of my internship, I kept track of all the tasks I completed and projects I participated… Read the full article…






Top 5 Posts InfoSpace Posts from Spring 2019

School’s out, and the sun is in. You could be out swimming on the beach, pursuing an internship, or studying for another upcoming exam. But one thing is for sure: you definitely have time to check out some InfoSpace blogs from the spring! From Youtube playlists to scholarship tips, check out the most popular InfoSpace… Read the full article…


What Makes a Good Library Website?

In the autumn of 2018, the iSchool Public Library Initiative (IPLI) worked on a project that involved collecting library statistics. One of the main sources for this data were state library websites. As a former web developer, as well as a patron of these pages, it was difficult for me to not notice the lack… Read the full article…


Launching into Summer: My Journey to EY

The Journey My journey to my internship started when I was accepted into the Sophomore Leaders Overnight Retreat trip hosted by the iSchool. Only 12 selected sophomores are chosen to go on this fully sponsored road trip. The trip which provided an insight into Ernst and Young (EY) and Microsoft’s main offices at New York… Read the full article…