Library and Information Science




$5000 LIS Student Scholarship Competition


As a member of the ProQuest® Graduate Education Program (GEP), you may be interested to know that we are now accepting applications for the Roger K. Summit Scholarship, presented annually in honor of Dialog’s founder, a pioneer in information systems design. Applications are being accepted now through April 30, 2014.


The iSchool at University of Missouri will be at the iConference – Berlin 2014!


Faculty members from the iSchool at University of Missouri, School of Information Science & Learning Technologies (SISLT) will be participating in the iConference 2014,  March 4–7 in Berlin, Germany. The annual iConference, hosted by the iSchools organization, brings together scholars, researchers, and information professionals from around the world. The conference theme this year is “Breaking Down Walls: Culture-Context-Computing.”


SLA St. Louis: Upcoming Webinar and Chapter Event


Mike Gruenberg is the author of “Buying & Selling Information; A Guide for Information Professionals and Salespeople to Build Mutual Success” which is being published by Information Today and will be available this month.


Astronomy lecture to focus on software!


Lanika Ruzhitskaya, a postdoctoral fellow in the University of Missouri Department of Physics and Astronomy, will deliver this month’s “Cosmic Conversations” lecture. Her talk, “The Universe on your Computer,” looks at the capabilities and underlying mechanisms of imaging technology.




International Library Science Internship Position


Longwood Gardens Library and Archives seeks a Library Science or Archival Studies (or equivalent) graduate student or recent graduate to gain experience in the operations and management of a special library and institutional archives. Interns work in each section of the unit—Library, Digital Gallery, and Archives—to develop projects aimed at furthering the professional interests of the student while working to achieve unit strategic goals.