iSchool’s Dr. Besiki Stvilia Wins IMLS Grant

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded a $49,950 grant to FSU iSchool’s Dr. Besiki Stvilia for a collaborative planning project with Queens College in New York City. Stvilia partnered with Dong Joon Lee and Shuheng Wu, graduates of the iSchool’s doctoral program. IMLS’s priority is to create a national digital platform, which […] »

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Homeland Security Adds iSchool Courses to Cybersecurity Training Initiative

Twelve FSU School of Information courses are now listed with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications as part of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS). The NICCS aims to break down barriers that prevent collaborative work and proactively coordinate prevention and mitigation of the biggest threats to […] »

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FSU iSchool at ALA 2016

FSU iSchool at ALA 2016 Join FSU iSchool faculty, students, staff and alumni at the American Library Association Conference in Orlando, Florida! Here’s where you can find us at ALA: Friday June 24, 2016 Friday 24 June – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marcia Mardis, Associate Professor, will be at the CLASS II Research Project […] »

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20 Questions with Pam Doffek

 20 Questions with Pam Doffek What was your first job?  I was a checkout clerk at the A&P grocery store in Oconto, Wisconsin…would you like 4 loaves of bread for $1 with your order? If you were to write a personal memoir, what would you name it?  Either “Groundhog Day” or “I Go to Extremes” […] »

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Grant Series: Four Weeks to Success!

Here’s a great opportunity from NEFLIN– “Flipped” Online Course with Stephanie Gerding Thursdays, April 23, 30, and May 7, 2 pm – 3 pm More information and online registration:  http://tinyurl.com/ksqdepg  (this webinar is free to all Florida Library employees)

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The Dr. Martha Jane Zachert Endowed Scholarship

Elaine Crepeau, a two-time alumna of Florida State University, has enjoyed a lengthy and diverse career as a librarian. The beginning of her career started at Florida State, where she received her bachelor’s degree in 1972 and her master’s in library science a year later. It was at FSU that she met faculty member, Dr. Martha Jane […] »

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20 Questions with Melissa Gross

20 Questions with Melissa Gross   What was your first job?  When I was sixteen I worked for Carte Blanche (a credit card company that no longer exists). If you were to write a personal memoir, what would you name it?  My Life with Books. Where did you grow up?  Los Angeles, CA What is […] »

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iSchool Alum Mary Turner transitions from FSU to Auburn Public Library

2013 Master of Science in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) graduate, Mary Turner, has let her imagination soar at the Auburn Public Library in Auburn, Ala. through planning displays and cataloging bibliographic items. The former B.S. Political Science undergraduate became inspired by librarianship while in Gambia, West Africa with the US Peace Corps in 2004-2006. She discovered […] »

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iSchool Alumna Jennifer Underhill leads Florida High’s library

Mix a Bachelor’s in English, a Master’s in Public Administration and a Master’s in Information Studies – School Media and what do you get? The recipe for a fantastic librarian, like iSchool alumna Jennifer Underhill, the School Librarian at Florida State University Schools – the Developmental Research School at Florida State University. Since 2007, Underhill […] »

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