Library and Information Science

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Congratulations to SISLT alum, Scott Bonner-MA 2006!

 “Noble” Ferguson Librarian Scott Bonner Gets Lemony Snicket Prize

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Ferguson Public Library Director Scott Bonner receives “The Lemony Snicket Prize for Noble Librarians Faced with Adversity” along with $10,000.  Prizes were awarded at the 2015 Annual American Library Association Conference that was held in beautiful San Francisco.

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Summer Study Abroad Opportunity at IFLA in Cape Town

Are you interested in international librarianship? Do you want to learn more about other cultures, other countries, and their information needs?

Earn six credit hours for summer study and travel to beautiful South Africa to participate in the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2015! Learn about international librarianship and international approaches to information. The program will be provided by Drs. Adkins and Moulaison, both Fulbright Scholars with extensive international experience.

Readings begin in July, with synchronous online evening courses in the beginning of August. Then, travel to South Africa for intensive coursework and conference attendance August 14-21.

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Call for Proposals: The NLA/NSLA Annual Conference scheduled for October 14-16 in Lincoln, Nebraska,

This year’s theme is “Libraries are the Heart of the Community.” Whether your “community” is urban or rural, public, school, academic or special, consider submitting a proposal to showcase the many ways your library is vital to your community. Continue reading

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