MLIS student wins ALA Spectrum Scholarship

Master’s in Library & Information Studies student Jonathan DaSo, a Senior Library Assistant at Emory University’s Oxford College Library, was awarded an American Library Association 2012 Spectrum Scholarship.

The Spectrum Scholarship Program provides scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students pursuing graduate degrees in library and information studies. Its mission is to improve service at the local level through the development of a representative workforce that reflects the communities served by all libraries. Since 1997, the ALA has awarded more than 800 Spectrum Scholarships.