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10 Dec 2015

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

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 […]

28 Nov 2015

2016 ALA Mid-Winter Party

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 […]

24 Sep 2015

URI appoints international scholar as new dean of University Libraries

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 […]

19 Mar 2015

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

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 […]

12 Jun 2014

Connecticut Residents Eligible for Regional Tuition

ATTENTION CONNECTICUT RESIDENTS!   GSLIS   We are thrilled to report that Connecticut students are now eligible for Regional rate tuition when they enroll in the GSLIS program! GSLIS   The deadline has now been extended to JUNE 30, 2014!   GSLIS To learn more, contact Professor Valerie Karno in the Graduate School of Library […]

28 Jan 2014

New Scholarship Awards for GSLIS

The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies is delighted to acknowledge the support of the The H.W. Wilson Foundation, which has announced its scholarship program for 2014 with a total $140,000 in grants, divided equally among 14 ALA accredited programs. The University of Rhode Island received $10,000 to benefit GSLIS student scholarships. The Board of […]