News & Events

News

Allison Schein, MLIS ’12 Named GSLIS Young Mazzuchelli Model
Valeria Hunter, MLIS ‘14 Receives Helen Cohen Award
Jan Chindlund receives Alumna with Professional Award
Skokie Public Library Internship Opportunity
Sagmoen, MLIS '08, Named LJ Mover and Shaker
Butler Children's Literature Center Home to Renowned Collections
New Infographics Show Impact of Summer Reading
2014 Li and Li Scholarship Winner Named
2014 Zubrzycki Scholarship Winner Named
Faculty Quoted on Libraries' Significance
Tkacik, MLIS '12, Selected as an ALA 2014 Emerging Leader

Faculty News

Janice Del Negro, associate professor, presented “Passionate Promise: Storytelling for Young Adults” at the Illinois Library Association Reaching Forward conference on May 9.

Sujin Huggins, assistant professor and a member of the 2014 Coretta Scott King Book Award Jury, was among the presenters of the awards at the award program’s breakfast on Sunday morning during the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

Cecilia Salvatore, associate professor and coordinator of archives and cultural heritage, was named a 2014-15 Dominican University Diversity Faculty Fellow. Salvatore also organized the ALA IRRT’s Chair’s Program “Expanding the School Library: Connecting Students with Students, Across International Boundaries, Using Modern Technology” during the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

Karen Snow, assistant professor, reported on the survey results “What Makes and Effective Cataloging Course? A Study of the Factors that Promote Learning” at the ALCTS Cataloging & Classification Research Interest Group meeting on Sunday during the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

Christopher Stewart, assistant professor, spoke on the topic of library space planning themes for the digital age at LLAMA’s “Space Planning Primer” program, sponsored by the division’s Building and Equipment Section’s Functional Space Requirements Committee on Sunday during the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

Randy Silverman, adjunct instructor, received a Fulbright Specialists project award to work with the Alisher Navoi National Library in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Read here for past faculty achievements.

Student News

Sophie Kenney contributed a post to the Association for Library Service to Children’s blog about the spring 2014 Bologna International Book Fair course and trip.

Laura Schuler was appointed bilingual popular services librarian at Stickney-Forest View Public Library District.

Alumnae/i News

Latrice Ferguson, MLIS ’11 was elected to the board of directors for the Illinois School Library Media Association.

Renee Grassi, MLIS '09 was appointed youth department director at the Glen Ellyn (IL) Public Library .

Angie Green, MLIS ’05 was elected president-elect for the Illinois School Library Media Association.

Other GSLIS alumnae/i continue to acquit themselves and the program well; please visit the Alumnae/i News section of our website to see new jobs, publications, awards and more good news.

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Events

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 9:00am

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 6:00pm

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Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:00pm

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