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URI library school awards scholarships, names Library of the Year, Alumnus of the Year

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URI library school awards scholarships, names Library of the Year, Alumnus of the Year

19 Mar 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Media Contact: Todd McLeish, 401-874-7892 KINGSTON, R.I. – March 16, 2015 — The Cranston Public Library and the Providence Community Library were named Libraries of the Year by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at its 2015 Annual Gathering on March 6. The event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in […]

URI Alumni Accept Awards for their Public Libraries

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URI Alumni Accept Awards for their Public Libraries

19 Mar 2015 | by Alllison Barker

The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies hosted their 2015 Annual Gathering on the evening of Friday March 6th, 2015. At the gathering, which took place at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island, two libraries were recognized for their contributions to public library service: the Cranston Public Library and the Providence Community Library. […]

2015 Annual Gathering

Library & Information Studies

2015 Annual Gathering

4 Feb 2015 | by Rebecca Santagata

The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at URI will be hosting the 2014-2015 Annual Gathering on Friday, March 6, 2015 from 6:00-11:00 pm at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, Rhode Island. REGISTER NOW! Register by Friday, February 27 to receive the early bird registration rate of $40.  Ticket prices go up to $50 on February […]

Betty Fast Memorial Endowment

Library & Information Studies

Betty Fast Memorial Endowment

12 Jan 2015 | by Rebecca Santagata

This Scholarship was established to recognize students in the GSLIS program who show excellence in their academic work, strong potential in library leadership, and a commitment to youth services in school or public libraries

GSLIS Professor ‘leads the way’ in library way-finding research

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GSLIS Professor ‘leads the way’ in library way-finding research

2 Dec 2014 | by WebsiteManager

Lauren Mandel, Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies in the Harrington School, is leading the way in making public libraries easier to use for everyone. Her current research on way-finding in libraries (how people orient and navigate in space) could help people find information faster and easier, reducing the “library […]