Library & Information Studies


URI’s GSLIS Alumnae Stefanie Metko ’13 & Catherine Damiani ’15 have been selected as “ALA Emerging Leaders” for 2016

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URI’s GSLIS Alumnae Stefanie Metko ’13 & Catherine Damiani ’15 have been selected as “ALA Emerging Leaders” for 2016

10 Dec 2015 | by Alllison Barker

URI’s GSLIS is excited to announce that Alumnae Stefanie Metko ’13 and Catherine Damiani ’15 have been selected as “ALA Emerging Leaders” for 2016! This competitive and exclusive program of only 50 leaders nationwide is designed “to enable library staff and information workers to participate in project planning work groups, network with peers, gain an […]

2016 ALA Mid-Winter Party

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2016 ALA Mid-Winter Party

28 Nov 2015 | by Alllison Barker

You are invited to the URI GSLIS ALA Mid-Winter Party! Come join GSLIS alumni, students, friends, & faculty at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel in the Carlton Room on Saturday, January 9th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Cash Bar and Evening Snacks Provided! Also, come visit us at our Booth (#1566) in the Exhibit Hall! We look forward […]

Mildred P. McKay Scholarship

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Mildred P. McKay Scholarship

12 Nov 2015 | by Alllison Barker

The Mildred McKay Scholarship Fund provides scholarship aid to residents of New Hampshire in order to improve library services within the state. The New Hampshire Charitable Fund manages and invests the funds which are distributed by the New Hampshire Library Trustee Association   LIBRARY STAFF CRITERIA 1. Applicant must be presently employed in a library […]

Spotlight: Kim DeWall ’13

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Spotlight: Kim DeWall ’13

3 Nov 2015 | by Alllison Barker

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 […]

URI appoints international scholar as new dean of University Libraries

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URI appoints international scholar as new dean of University Libraries

24 Sep 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Media Contact: Jhodi Redlich, 401-874-4500   KINGSTON, R.I. — June 29, 2015 — An International pioneer in library/information science and digital library development, Karim B. Boughida of Washington, D.C., has been appointed dean of University Libraries at The University of Rhode Island. Donald H. DeHayes, URI provost and vice president for Academic Affairs made the […]

Spotlight: Suzanne Venkataraman ’06

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Spotlight: Suzanne Venkataraman ’06

17 Sep 2015 | by Alllison Barker

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 […]