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Chinese Librarian Visits LIS Faculty

LIS Faculty and guest

YuanNan He, Librarian at Sichuan Public Library, is visiting University City Public Library to gather information for a large-scale digitization project at her library. Host Christa VanHerreweghe (MA 2007) brought her to Columbia to meet with the LIS faculty, meet with library and systems staff at MOBIUS, and tour several rural public libraries. Pictured here are Twyla Gibson, Christa VanHerreweghe, YuanNan He, Heather Moulaison Sandy, Sarah Buchanan, and Jenny Bossaller.

SISLT Alum Selected as ALA Emerging Leader

Congratulations to Jessica Bennett (MA-ISLT 2013), who was selected as one of only 50 2017 American Library Association Emerging Leaders! The ALA Emerging Leaders program gives participants an in-depth look into the ALA and its structure, as well as engaging in projects and other forms of leadership development.

Professor Erdelez’ research featured in popular German magazine


Dr. Sanda Erdelez’ research on information encountering and serendipity was featured in Gehirn & Geist, a popular German magazine on psychology and the mind.

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