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A comprehensive account of research in digital cultural heritage

Cultural Heritage Information: Access and management, edited by G G Chowdhury and Ian Ruthven, the first book in the iResearch series, provides an overview of various challenges and contemporary research activities in cultural heritage information focusing particularly on the cultural heritage content types, their characteristic and digitization challenges; cultural heritage content organization and access issues; users and usability as well as various policy and sustainability issues associated with digital cultural heritage information systems and services. 301 more words

Digital Preservation

DLIS Professor Co-Leads ALISE Social Justice Workshop

The 2015 ALISE Academy Workshop held in Chicago this January brought together LIS faculty for a professional development session in regards to social justice issues in librarianship. 479 more words

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Dr. Shari Lee: Teen Library Services

DLIS assistant professor Dr. Shari Lee specializes in teen and young adult topics in librarianship. Recently, her work in the field earned distinction as the Best Article in the Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults. 453 more words

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Breaking Down Barriers of an Online Education: Socializing

Our LIS education here at St. John’s is primarily online. There are few in person courses offered. There are no student chapters of library groups. There is one editor of the department newsletter. 730 more words

St. John's

DLIS Students Attend SLA Student Swing

January 24, 2015—SLA-NY hosted a panel of recent graduates of metropolitan library schools to impart knowledge, tips and wisdom to current area library school students. The student swing panel consisted of graduates of local programs at Pratt, Palmer, Rutgers, Queens College and St. 221 more words

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DLIS Student Reflects on Recent Unique Opportunity

The METRO Innovative Internship program is meant to provide an opportunity for graduate students and recent graduates to obtain funding for otherwise unpaid internships at New York City libraries, archives and museums. 319 more words

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DLIS Student Presents Research at METRO Annual Conference

There is no limit to your education in library and information science. Independent studies in librarianship allow students to explore field topics that do not have specific courses at an institution. 685 more words

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