Professor Devan Donaldson’s fall 2023 ILS-Z 581 Introduction to Archives and Records Management course provided library science students with both theoretical and practical experience—and most importantly, the opportunity to get hands-on experience using their archival skills to work with the extended IU community. Through a partnership with the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Donaldson and his… Read more »
Alums Grayson Murphy (MIS/MLS ’22) and Runxiao Zhu (MLS ’14) were recently appointed to new positions in university libraries. We talked to them about their new jobs and their time in the ILS department. You can see more of our conversation here!
From the press release: “Rosemary Pleva Flynn, principal librarian and archivist at the University of North Dakota, will be inducted as a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) on July 27 during an awards ceremony at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Council of State Archivists and SAA in Washington, DC. The distinction… Read more »
Two ILS department alums, Devin Becker (MLS ’10) and Olivia Wikle (MLS ’18) are part of a team out of the University of Idaho that created and maintain CollectionBuilder, a new free tool for publishing online digital collections. See what they’re up to and read more about their project here! ** For further information about… Read more »
Back in person for the first time since 2020, ILS faculty and students started the new year off big by attending a major international conference in Hawaii earlier this month. From Jan. 3-6, Prof. Pnina Fichman, along with Information Science doctoral students Meredith Dedema and Holly Lopez Long, attended the 56th Hawaii International Conference on… Read more »
This past October, Indiana University Information and Library Science Professor Ron Day delivered a keynote talk at an international symposium examining the contributions of key figures of Cosmopolitanism during the early 20th century. The conference “Instruments for Peace? Albert Kahn, Henri Bergson and the Legacy of Belle Époque Cosmopolitanism,” took place on Oct. 25, 2022,… Read more »
Professors Rongqian Ma and Allan Martell are first year ILS faculty members this year. We caught up with both of them a few months into their time here at IU to ask a few questions about their thoughts on IU, Bloomington, and their work so far. Read the full Q&A here!
Check out these awesome internships that our students are involved with! ILS students take advantage of internship opportunities Thanks to the Luddy team for highlighting our amazing students.