SLIS alumna Moeller-Peiffer selected as VP/President-Elect of Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies

Florida State University School of Library & Information Studies (FSU SLIS) alumna, Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer, was selected as the vice president/president-elect of the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA).  ASCLA is the destination for American Library Association (ALA) members to find information and help populations that are served by libraries.  Her division of the […] »

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SLIS alumna Mimi Lee hired by New Jersey State Library as an Adult, Urban & Diversity Specialist

Florida State University School of Library & Information Studies (FSU SLIS) alumna, Mimi Lee, started at the New Jersey State Library (NJSL) this June as an Adult, Urban & Diversity Specialist.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Japanese Language and Literature at Dankook University in South Korea.  Lee furthered her education by completing her Master’s […] »

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SLIS Doctoral student wins George Atiyeh Award

Blake Robinson, a doctoral student in the FSU School of Library and Information Studies, Florida’s iSchool, has won the 2013 George Atiyeh Prize.  The award, presented by the Middle East Librarians Association (MELA), offers financial aid to attend the annual meetings of MELA and of the Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA). Robinson […] »

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SLIS Professor Mardis joins UCAR as Distinguished Research Fellow

FSU School of Library and Information Studies Associate Professor, Marcia Mardis, will join the University Corporation of Atmospheric Research (UCAR) during the 2013-14 academic year as a Distinguished Research Fellow at the National Science Digital Library (NSDL). UCAR is a consortium of over 100 member universities and academic affiliates focused on research and training in the atmospheric and […] »

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GM hires SLIS students and grads as part of IT restructuring

Auto industry powerhouse, General Motors (GM), is shifting from information technology (IT) outsourcing to an insourcing model.  In its efforts, the company has increasingly been hiring students and recent graduates in high numbers from the FSU College of Communication and Information (CCI)’s School of Library & Information Studies (SLIS). GM’s IT refocusing relies on the establishment of […] »

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