Library and Information Science




Professor John Budd presents at CoLIS 2013, Denmark.


Dr Budd presented two papers at the Conceptions of Library and Information Science (CoLIS) Conference in Copenhagen (Aug. 19–22) “Scholarly Communication’s Problems: An Analysis’ “Disposal of Information Seeking and Retrieval Research: Replacement¬† with a Radical Proposition: (With Ashley Anstaett — Masters student)




YALSA / Henne / VOYA Award Announcement


Help advance our profession by advancing your research! The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is pleased to support the Frances Henne / YALSA / VOYA Research Grant, an annual competition that awards recipients $1000 in seed money to support small-scale research projects. The deadline for applying is December 1. The proposed research must respond More…


Research Opportunity: Librarians and Diversity


If you’re interested in learning about research, and (sadly) doing some of the grunt work, I invite you to contact me and set up a 9085 Problems in ISLT section. (These sections can be added at any time during the semester, but the work will probably start in November and go through next March.)


Public Lecture: “Knowledge Infrastructures and Climate Change Science”


“Knowledge Infrastructures and Climate Change Science” Paul N. Edwards (University of Michigan) Friday, November 1st, 2013, 3 PM 100 Stewart Hall Seminar: “Knowledge Infrastructures: Intellectual Frameworks and Research Challenges” Pre-circulated paper by Paul N. Edwards (University of Michigan) Seminar (RSVP only), Friday, November 1st, 12:30-2:00 PM 016 Memorial Union RSVP to:


Have dessert with ALA President, Barbara Stripling!


All current and prospective MU LIS students are invited to join ALA President Barbara Stripling and members of the Missouri Library Association Board for a networking dessert reception.


Did you miss the SISLT/LIS Student Orientation?


If you were unable to attend the Fall 2013 SISLT / LIS Student Orientation on August 15, you can watch it here: