MLIS Alum Cathy Seeds Embraces Passion for Reading as FDOE Library Media Specialist

When Cathy Seeds graduated from FSU with a degree in Literature (B.A., ’08), she wasn’t sure exactly what she wanted to do. However, her life-long love for reading and desire to help people led her to earn her MLIS degree (M.S., ’10). Today, she serves as the library media specialist of the Florida Department of Education. What exactly does …

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Nancy Everhart Awarded DAAD Research Stay for University Academics and Scientists

Nancy Everhart, FSU graduate in Library & Information Studies (Ph.D., ’90) and professor in the School of Information, has recently been awarded a DAAD Research Stay for University Academics and Scientists to travel to Berlin. She will spend the spring 2016 semester studying how education for school librarianship may be received in Germany by measuring the perceptions of library …

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MLIS Alum Natalie Binder Reenergizes R.J. Bailar Public Library with New Additions

2011 Master of Science in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) graduate Natalie Binder has kept a strong faith in the library system since she started working at Jefferson County’s R.J. Bailar Public Library in 2009 – and it’s paid off. The library has recently been completely renovated to include numerous new opportunities that many people …

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Tim Tully Leverages MLIS at Brooklyn Public Library

  Recent Master’s in Library and Information Studies graduate, Tim Tully, is busting the librarian stereotype in his role as a Business & Career Librarian with the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) in New York City. Tim’s career as a librarian is lightyears away from the preconceived notion of librarians. On the day-to-day Tim is assisting patrons with career and business …

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Micah Vandegrift Champions Open Access Initiatives

  Do you believe that a single person with a piece of advice can change the course of a life? For Micah Vandegrift, his life changed when Dr. Wayne Wiegand suggested he pursue his Master’s in Library and Information Science (MLIS) after Vandegrift was rejected from several doctoral programs. Luckily, the MLIS program had a late summer …

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Adam Worrall joins University of Alberta Faculty

  Adam Worrall, two-time graduate of Florida State University, has recently accepted a faculty position with the University of Alberta’s School of Library and Information Science. Worrall graduated from the School of Information’s MLIS program in 2008 and pursued his doctorate in Information Studies, graduating in 2014. His research looks at the relationships between information-centric communities, …

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