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LIS Department Hosting AASL Fall Forum Satellite Site Oct 17-18

September 16th, 2014

UNCG’s Department of Library and Information Studies is pleased and excited to have been selected as a satellite site for this year’s AASL Fall Forum.

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL), will hold its multi-day national institute, the Fall Forum, October 17-18, 2014 in St. Louis, MO. Attendees may also choose to participate at one of nine satellite locations: Greensboro, NC, Montgomery, AL.; Atlanta, GA.; Johnston, IA; Houston, TX; Mercedes, TX; Richardson, TX; Norfolk, VA., or Vancouver, WA.

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Real Learning Connections Project

September 2nd, 2014

An article in the UNCG Friends of the Library blog highlights a five-year joint project of the LIS Department and the University Libraries, the Real Learning Connections. See http://uncgfol.blogspot.com/2014/09/real-learning-connections-begins-fifth.html.

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Welcome Day: August 1, 2014

July 29th, 2014

The LIS Fall 2014 Welcome Day for new students  is this Friday, August 1 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm with a meet and greet and coffee and pastries available at 9:30!  All new students are expected to attend either in person or online.

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Student and Faculty Research Awards Ceremony

April 3rd, 2014

The School of Education held the Student and Faculty Research Awards Ceremony on March 28th, 2014, recognizing faculty and student research conducted over the past year. At the Ceremony, the following awards were presented:

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LIS Town Hall Meeting

March 17th, 2014

March 25th, 2014, 5:00-6:00 p.m., SOEB 401.  This event will be livestreamed:  http://www.ustream.tv/channel/uncg-lis-town-hall-meetings.

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UL/LIS Spring Speaker Series — February 20th

February 19th, 2014

On Thursday, February 20th, we will welcome Donna Lanclos as our Spring speaker in the UL/LIS Speaker Series. Donna has been the library ethnographer at UNC Charlotte since University Librarian Stanley Wilder’s arrival in 2009. She was hired as a full-time employee, and reports directly to the university librarian. Her research interests include the nature of information seeking behavior, as well as the relationship of the needs of instructors and learners to the physical and virtual spaces of academic libraries, and in higher education generally. You can read more about her work on her blog, The Anthropologist in the Stacks (http://atkinsanthro.blogspot.com/).

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LIS Spring Career Day

January 17th, 2014

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014

Please join us on Saturday, February 22, 2014, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM for the LIS Spring Career Day. The event will be held in room 401 of the School of Education Building.  Registration is from 9:00-9:30. Students may elect to attend in person or virtually.

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Open House for Prospective Students — Monday, February 3rd

January 16th, 2014

Please join us at the Open House for prospective students on Monday, February 3rd, 2014, from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. in room 458 of the School of Education Building.

The Open House will precede the UNCG Graduate School Open House the same evening:  http://grs.uncg.edu/prospective/information-session/.

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Link for Online Only Information Sessions

December 10th, 2013

Please join one of our eight Online Only Information Sessions at the following link:

https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?password=M.D2E985ECFA840C59CC2C2724A1AA8B&sid=315

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Oct. 22nd — Brown Bag Discussion with Jennifer Lin (12-2pm), followed by Scholarly Communications Forum (3-5pm)

October 22nd, 2013

Please join us on Oct. 22nd, at the following events at the School of Education Building:

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