News & Events


Register now for the 2015 McCusker Lecture featuring founder John Chrastka, titled "The Accidental Candidate: Updating Voter Nostalgia about Librarians and Libraries on the Campaign Trail." The Lecture will take place Wednesday, October 14 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. with a reception to follow, in the Martin Recital Hall on Dominican's main campus in River Forest, IL. 

Save the date for the 2016 Butler Lecture featuring award-winning children's book illustrator Christian Robinson. The Lecture will take place Thursday, March 16, 2016 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. with a reception and booksigning to follow, in the Martin Recital Hall on Dominican's main campus in River Forest, IL.

Off the Shelf Newsletter

Read our quarterly newsletter for the latest GSLIS news.

Faculty News

Bill Crowley, professor, and Don Hamerly, assistant professor and director of the school library media program, published “Sustaining Professionalism in the Fields of Library and Information Studies” in the online journal Library Philosophy and Practice.

Folktales Aloud: Practical Advice for Playful Storytelling (ALA, 2014) by Janice M. Del Negro, assistant professor, won a 2015 Storytelling World Resource Award in the “Special Storytelling Resources” category.

Dominican University’s Academic IT Committee has named Sujin Huggins and Christopher Stewart, both assistant professors, as Borra Technology Scholars, an appointment which includes support for attending the EDUCAUSE conference in October.

Read here for more GSLIS faculty making news this spring.

Alumnae/i News

Valeria Hunter, MLIS ‘14, was awarded a travel stipend by the Illinois chapter of the Special Librarians Association to attend the SLA 2015 Annual Conference in Boston.

Taras Kozbur, MLIS ‘15, was appointed a CyberNavigator at the Harold Washington Library Center.

Katie Lawrence, MLIS ‘11, was appointed a school library media specialist in the Northview Public School District in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

For more detailed news about how these and 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.


Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 6:00pm

This event is free and open to the public with registration required--RSVP below.