Library and Information Science



Internship Posting – United Nations Archives and Records Management Section


I am happy to send to you an internship posting for summer 2014 at the United Nations Archives and Records Management Section in New York. We encourage any student involved in graduate work on the topics of archives, records management, information technology or a related subject to apply. We have several exciting projects this summer so will be selecting multiple interns, and would appreciate if you would pass this along to any interested students.



eCitizenship Webinar #5 | Project Management for Student Leadership


“Project Management for Student Leadership” will be presented by Tonyehn Verkitus, Executive Director of Community Citizenship at GiveGab. Within community and campus driven projects planning, implementation and monitoring is crucial in ensuring that projects achieve their outputs, objectives and desired impacts. Student engagement through the use of communication tools, empowerment, reflection and rewards promotes a participatory environment in which success is shared amongst all.



ALA seeks candidates for 2014 Google policy summer fellowship – DEADLINE 4/14/14


For the seventh consecutive year, the American Library Association is pleased to participate in the Google Policy Fellows program for 2014. For the summer of 2014, the selected fellow will spend 10 weeks in residence at the ALA Washington Office to learn about national policy and complete a major project.




$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.”