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Stories


Congratulations to Bob Farwell, Director of the Otis Library!

28 Apr 2016

Alumni / Friend/ Library & Information Studies

Congratulations to Bob Farwell, Director of the Otis Library!

Congratulations to our URI Graduate, Bob Farwell, Director of the Otis Library! His library was chosen as one of 10 recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service!

Back Stage With Meredith Vieira!

14 Nov 2015

Harrington School-Wide/ Headlines/ Home Page Featured

Back Stage With Meredith Vieira!

Recently, 80 Harrington School Students Traveled By Bus To NBCUniversal In New York City To Participate In A Television Audience

Spotlight: Kim DeWall ’13

3 Nov 2015

Alumni / Friend/ Library & Information Studies

Spotlight: Kim DeWall ’13

Kim DeWall (’13) is the Head of Technical Services at the Falmouth Public Library. This April, her director, Leslie Morrissey,  stated that “Ms. DeWall has made a number of positive changes and created a team spirit in her department [and that] DeWall has been an innovator and that the public gets materials faster and accesses them more […]

Spotlight: Christina Dufour ‘14

20 Oct 2015

Alumni / Friend/ Harrington School-Wide/ Library & Information Studies

Spotlight: Christina Dufour ‘14

Christina Dufour (‘14) was recently hired as a full-time Young Adult Librarian at the Thayer Public Library in Braintree, Massachusetts. She reports that “so far I have had a few programs and am loving getting to know my new community”. We previously conducted an interview, featured below, with Christina in March 2015 when she was […]

Spotlight: Suzanne Venkataraman ’06

17 Sep 2015

Alumni / Friend/ Harrington School-Wide/ Library & Information Studies

Spotlight: Suzanne Venkataraman ’06

Suzanne Venkataraman ’06 is the School Library Media Specialist at Nipmuc Regional High School. In addition to her Library Media Specialist responsibilities she is also the school’s Virtual High School Site Coordinator and the High School Facilities Use Coordinator, which helps support events, presentations, and multi-media and technical needs of teachers.   Suzanne, you recently […]

Spotlight: Jessica Franco ’15

10 Sep 2015

Alumni / Friend/ Harrington School-Wide/ Library & Information Studies

Spotlight: Jessica Franco ’15

Jessica Franco (’15) is a recent graduate of GSLIS. After graduation she accepted a position as a teen librarian at the Old Lyme Public Library. While completing her degree, Jessica distinguished herself through her work with kids and teens with special needs.   Jessica, you work a lot with teens with special needs. Can you […]

Spotlight: Rhiannon Sorrell ’14

28 May 2015

Alumni / Friend/ Harrington School-Wide/ Library & Information Studies

Spotlight: Rhiannon Sorrell ’14

Rhiannon Sorrell is a 2014 graduate of URI, earning both her MLIS and her MA in English. She recently accepted a position at Diné College in Tsaile, Arizona.   Rhiannon, congratulations on your position at Diné College! Your title is Instruction and Digital Services Librarian. Could you tell us a little bit about what your […]

Congratulations to Jennifer Grant for accepting the Outstanding Educator Award in School Library Media

27 May 2015

Alumni / Friend/ Award Winners/ Library & Information Studies

Congratulations to Jennifer Grant for accepting the Outstanding Educator Award in School Library Media

Jennifer Grant, a recent 2015 graduate, was awarded the Outstanding Educator Award in School Library Media for KDP as presented by Interim Dean, Dr. Cheryl A. McCarthy, University Libraries, at the Kappa Delta Pi Initiation Award Ceremony on April 13, 2015.   Jennifer Grant received a BA and MA in Anthropology. She has worked in […]

Dr. Yan Ma’s Advancement to Full Professor III

21 May 2015

Faculty & Staff/ Harrington School-Wide/ Library & Information Studies

Dr. Yan Ma’s Advancement to Full Professor III

Dr. Yan Ma has been leading a scholar in the field of visual literacy for library and information science. She is the Guest Editor of the Journal of Visual Literacy to respond to the ACRL Visual Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. Dr. Ma’s pioneering course LSC544 Visual Information Science created in 1999 prepares students […]

Spotlight: Brittany DiPippo

21 May 2015

Current Students/ Graduate Student/ Library & Information Studies

Spotlight: Brittany DiPippo

Brittany DiPippo is a current GSLIS student who is interested in digital archives. Her interest in both archival work and library and information studies began when she received an internship at The National Archives in Maryland.   Your internship at The National Archives is what inspired you to pursue your MLIS degree. How did you […]