News & Events


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
Kate Tkacik, MLIS 2012 Selected as an ALA 2014 Emerging Leader

Faculty News

Janice Del Negro, associate professor and Christopher Stewart, assistant professor, were quoted in a Daily Herald article on how libraries are adapting to change.

Mary Minow, Dominican University Follett Chair, participated as a discussant at the 2014 Works-In-Progress Intellectual Property event held by Santa Clara University School of Law on February 7-8, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.

Christopher Stewart, assistant professor, participated in the March 20, 2014 African American and Latino Social Work Symposium hosted by Dominican's Graduate School of Social Work titled "Austerity Hurts: When a City No Longer Provides Services for Its Citizens, along with Marci Merola MLIS '11, director of ALA's Office for Library Advocacy. Stewart also presented "It Starts When You Walk In the Door: A Research Approach to Understanding the YA Experience in the Physical Library Space" at the ALISE annual conference in Philadelphia in January.

Read here for past faculty achievements.

Student News

Gina Carter and Jeanne Jesernik presented along with Cecilia Salvatore, associate professor and coordinator of archives and cultural heritage, at the Dominican University Caritas Veritas Symposium September 24. The topic was "Preserving Cultural Memory: The Bradford-O'Neill Medallion as a Framework for Examining Life."

Patrick Sifuentes has been selected as one of five participants nationwide in the Association of Research Libraries (ARL)/Music Library Association (MLA) Diversity and Inclusion Initiative for 2013-15.

Alumnae/i News

Jori Daniels MLIS '13 was hired as a librarian at ITT Technical Institute in Arlington Heights, IL.

Bryan Deziel MLIS '13 curated a display in Dominican's Rebecca Crown Library commemmorating the twentieth anniversary of the end of apartheid in South Africa, and collaborated with library staff Rich Clegg MLIS '12 and Ariel Orlov MLIS '12 and current GSLIS student Michael Joseph to create a LibGuide on Ladysmith Black Mambazo, which performed at Dominican University Performing Arts Center in January. Access the LibGuide.

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.

Off the Shelf Newsletter

Read our quarterly newsletter here.

Continuing & Professional Education

The Graduate School of Library and Information Science is pleased to present a continuing and professional education series for both our alumni and other professionals. We hope you find our workshops stimulating and are able to participate! For more information on current programs or if you have an idea for a future program, contact or (708) 524-5977.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 6:00pm

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 10:00am

Jim Cook, director, entrepreneurship & innovation at Arizona State Universi

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 9:00am

You've heard of Common Core Standards (CCS) but don't really know what they're about.* But your