iSchool Doctoral Alums Find Success at Valdosta State University

Three alumnus of the School of Information doctoral program are finding continued success at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia. Dr. Linda Most has been named Department Head for Library and Information Studies in Valdosta State University’s Dewar College of Education and Human Services effective July 1, 2015, after serving as interim in the position …

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Join the iSchool at ALA, June 25-30!

FSU iSchool at ALA! The Florida State University (FSU) School of Information iSchool will be in force at the upcoming ALA conference in San Francisco, June 25-30! Visit us at the ALISE/Library & Information Studies Booth (Booth #3532) at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. iSchool staff, faculty and students will be stationed at the …

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Lieutenant Junior Grade Anthony Micco Leverages an IT Degree at Sea

IT alumnus, Lieutenant Junior Grade Anthony Micco, wrote about his education and career from sea, where he spends his days aboard the USS PREBLE in the United States Navy. In Fall 2012, Micco graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Florida State and a minor in Naval Sciences from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical …

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Doc Candidate Amelia Anderson wins Top Poster at FLASHA 2015

Amelia Anderson, doctoral candidate in the School of Information, studies college students with autism and their experiences in libraries. Anderson works with Dr. Nancy Everhart on the Project PALS grant, a program that works to improve information services for rural library patrons who have autism spectrum disorder. In May, Anderson attended the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists …

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MLIS Alum, Student Talk Digital Reference Services at 2015 Music Library Association Conference

In February 2015, Sara Nodine and Patrick Fulton presented at the Music Library Association (MLA) 2015 Conference. The duo’s presentation, Letting it Go!: the digital evolution of library outreach, detailed a reference series that was developed to increase awareness of library resources and services. The effort lead to the creative integration of digital reference services into the classroom …

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2 iSchool Professors Awarded Tech Fee Money

Each semester, students pay a “tech fee” as a part of their tuition. Some of that money is awarded to projects and ideas that will enhance the lives of students. In the past, tech fee money has gone towards initiatives such as: three SGA tutoring centers, outdoor wi-fi, creation of computer labs, technology-enhanced classrooms and …

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Matthew Howard and the Dream Company: Boeing

A few months before graduation in 2012, Matthew Howard made a list that most almost-graduates make. The “dream company” list had a handful of names on it, companies like Apple and Boeing topping the list. Matthew studied Information Technology in the School of Information, a booming field expected to continually grow over the next decade. He …

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iSchool Grads Elected to FACRL Board

Three alumni of the School of Information have been elected to the Florida Association of College and Research Libraries (FACRL) Board.   Christina Will, (MLIS) Dean of Libraries at St. Johns River State College, will serve as Vice-President/President Elect 2015-16 year. Bridgett Birmingham (MLIS) has been elected as a Board Member for the 2015-16 year.  Patrick Reakes (MLIS) …

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MLIS Alumna Jennifer Wood Awarded Takeshi Murofushi Research Award

Jennifer Wood, graduate of the School of Information MLIS program and current doctoral student, was awarded the Takeshi Murofushi Research Award. The $500 award will help Wood fund her research project, School Librarians’ Access, Selection, Storage and Use of Digital Resources: An International Perspective.  In pursuit of her doctorate in Information Studies, Wood would ultimately like …

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Project Manager Blake Bieber finds success at Newell Rubbermaid

When project management and information technology mix, a world of job opportunities opens. As a student, Blake Bieber recognized that and changed his academic path from Business Management to Information Technology. During his senior year, Bieber was also working for a local IT consulting firm in addition to obtaining his certification in Project Management from the Project Management …

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