iSchool Alumna is a Candidate for American Library Association Council

FSU CCI Leadership Board member and School of Information alumna Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer is a candidate for the American Library Association (ALA) Council. “It has long been a dream of mine to be a member of ALA Council,” says Kathleen. “The opportunity to influence the direction of ALA, as well as to weigh in on matters of social […] »

iSchool Alumnus Named Belmont Forum Human Dimensions Champion

Wade Bishop, Associate Professor for the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, has been named the 2018-19 Human Dimensions Champion for Belmont Forum e-Infrastructures & Data Management. Bishop (’10, Ph.D. Library & Information Studies) has been able to present research at destinations such as Botswana for International Data Week, as well as Australia for the International […] »

iSchool Alumna Promoted at Battelle Memorial Institute

iSchool alumna Abigail Goehring (’15, M.S. Information) has recently been promoted to Librarian 2 at Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, Ohio. As one of the world’s largest non-profit independent research and development institutions, Battelle is committed to driving innovation and discovery. “Our work crosses all aspects of scientific research, from national security to agribusiness to national […] »

Patric Holly: iSchool Alumnus and Electronic Health Record Coordinator

Patric Holly (’11, B.S. Information Technology) is the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Coordinator at Aledade, Inc. in Bethesda, Maryland. For those unfamiliar, an EHR is a digital version of a patient’s paper chart and are real-time, patient-centered records that make information available instantly and securely to authorized users. As the EHR Coordinator, Holly is responsible […] »

iSchool Alumnus Recipient of Prestigious GreyNet Award

Florida State University Ph.D. recipient Plato Smith (’14, Ph.D. Information) has been chosen as the recipient of the 2019 GreyNet Award. This award from GreyNet International seeks to acknowledge outstanding achievements in the field of grey literature, a field in library and information science that deals with production, distribution, and access to multiple document types […] »

Christie Koontz Travels World to Teach Marketing to Librarians

When most people think of common requirements of librarians, a base knowledge of marketing isn’t usually on the list. However, Christie Koontz (’90 Ph.D. Information Studies) is passionate about improving libraries and their ability to serve their communities. Dr. Koontz has served the last twenty years of her career in the International Federation of Library […] »

Bianca Spurlock selected as 2019 AASL Emerging Leader

Bianca Spurlock has been selected as one of two participants sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) in the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2019 Emerging Leaders program. Spurlock earned her Master of Library and Information Science from Florida State University in 2015, and is currently a school librarian at St. Catherine’s School in […] »