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SISLT Welcomes New LIS Faculty Member, Sarah Buchanan

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Sarah comes from the University of Texas at Austin, where she has completed her Ph.D. in Information Studies at the School of Information and has worked as an archivist in the Department of Classics. Her research and teaching interests examine professional practices, history, and provenance issues in the cultural heritage arena. We are thrilled to More…

Congratulations to LIS students Megan Dillahay and Patricia Barra, recipients of ALA Spectrum Scholarships

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The School of Information Science and learning Technologies at the University of Missouri is very proud to announce the American Library Association Office for Diversity has awarded Patricia Barra and Megan Dillahay with a 2016-2017 Spectrum Scholarship. Spectrum Scholars are selected “based on their commitment to diversity, commitment to entering the library profession, demonstrated community More…

Welcome to Dr. Sarah Buchanan, New LIS Faculty Member

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SISLT is excited to welcome Dr. Sarah Buchanan to the LIS faculty. She comes from the University of Texas at Austin, where she has completed her Ph.D. in Information Studies at the School of Information and has worked as an archivist in the Department of Classics.

Is Gaming Your Passion? Learn How to Design Educational Games at the iSchool

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Check out SISLT’s new gaming course, ‘Designing Games for Learning’, a hands-on gaming experience. You will learn how to design, develop, and test games, analyze video games, and create designs to convert existing digital games to games for learning. This (3) credit hour course will help you develop an understanding of ways that games can More…

Statement on LIS Program Advising and Practicum Changes

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The School of Information Science & Learning Technologies announces two structural changes to the Library and Information Science Master’s degree program. These changes will allow the LIS Program to take better advantage of local relationships with libraries and information agencies, and provide more direct and consistent student service. Advising Starting with students admitted for Fall More…