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, Florida’s iSchool, welcomes Dr. Warren Allen to its faculty

The FSU School of Library & Information Studies (SLIS), Florida’s iSchool is pleased to welcome Warren Allen to its faculty as an assistant professor beginning in the fall of 2013.  This semester he is teaching the graduate Social Media Management course (LIS 5385). “We are very pleased that Warren has chosen Florida’s iSchool as the …

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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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Koontz publishes her second book on Marketing Library and Information Services

Dr. Christie Koontz, research associate in the School of Library & Information Studies (SLIS), published the second volume of the book, Marketing Library and Information Services II: A Global Outlook.  Her co-editors are Dinesh K. Gupta and Àngels Massísimo.  It was published in 2013 by Berlin/Munich: De Gruyter Saur. With contributions from library and information professionals including practitioners, …

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