News & Events


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
Featured Spring Courses Enhance Marketable Skills
Butler Children's Literature Center Partners with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library for Bibliography
Butler Children's Literature Center Blog Launches

Faculty News

Karen Brown, professor, assumed the role of director of GSLIS's doctoral program on January 1. Brown presented a series of professional development webinars in October and November 2013 to librarians of 75 rural libraries participating in a National Science Foundation grant, "Pushing the Limits: Building Capacity to Enhance Public Understanding of Math and Science through Rural Libraries."

Bill Crowley, professor, published "Faculty and the Survival of the Library and Information Professions" in the Winter 2013 issue of the Library Communications Journal (Vol. 1, No. 4).

Read more about GSLIS faculty in the news.

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

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.


Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 10:00am

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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