Faculty from IS Department present at Asia-Pacific conference
Drs. Yvonne Chandler and Yunfei Du from the College of Information Department of Information Science presented papers at the 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practice (A-LIEP), hosted by Nanjing University, School of Information Management, November 4 - 5, in Nanjing, China.
First Northern California cohort students celebrate completion of Master's program
The first class of the Northern California Cohort Program celebrated the completion of their University of North Texas Department of Information Science Master's Degree program on Saturday, January 28, 2016. The Graduation Celebration was held at the Main Library of the San Francisco Public Library in the Koret Auditorium. The “Celebration Speaker” was Luis Herrera, San Francisco Public Library’s (SFPL) City Librarian since 2005.
Alumnus Roosevelt Weeks is recipient of ALA " I Love My Librarian" Award
IS alumnus, Roosevelt Weeks is among the 10 winners of the prestigious American Library Association I Love My Librarian 2016 Award. This award 'recognizes librarians for their exceptional contributions to transforming lives and communities through education and lifelong learning.' Nominations are from the public who detail how their favorite librarian works in their libraries and connected them to information, opportunities and technology to help improve the quality of their lives.