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ALA Accreditation

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The ALA Committee on Accreditation has granted full accreditation for the Library Science master’s degree program (MA Information Science and Learning Technologies).

SISLT Statement on Current MU Campus Events

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Student leaders at the University of Missouri recently placed a spotlight on the systemic racism present on our campus, and we at the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies stand with our student leaders. We respect the symbolic importance of recent actions. Protest in many forms is a good response to the members of our campus community who demonstrate a lack of respect for the basic rights and humanity of students and colleagues of color.

SISLT alum, Dr. Sean Burns Conducts Workshop on R

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The ASIS&T Student Chapter will be hosting a workshop on R, a programming language and software for statistics and data analysis from 2-4 this Friday (October 30th) in 201 Townsend Hall.

Congratulations to Dr. Nathan Lowrance!

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Nathan successfully defended his dissertation titled, “Google Scholar and Meta Descriptions: Does Adding Abstracts to a Search Engine Results Page Aid in Undergraduate Document Triage Efficiency?”

Heather Lee Moulaison at IFLA in Cape Town, South Africa

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The iSchool’s Heather Lea Moulaison traveled in August to beautiful Cape Town, South Africa, to present at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Conference (WLIC) 2015 General Conference and Assembly.

LISGSA hosts Third Annual Conference

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MU’s Library and Information Science Graduate Student Association (LISGSA) hosted their third annual conference on Saturday, April 11, 2015 on MU’s Columbia campus.

LISGSA hosts their 3rd Annual Conference – Spring 2015!

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MU’s Library and Information Science Graduate Student Association (LISGSA) hosted their third annual conference – Spring 2015  on MU’s Columbia campus. The conference featured presenters, student speakers, panel discussions and faculty involvement revolving around the history of libraries. To celebrate the theme “From Dewey to Digital: The History of Librarianship,” LISGSA invited esteemed author and More…