Spring 2019 Semester
Spring 2019 Semester

2019 Spring Commencement is Friday, May 24, 2019, 7:30 p.m., O’Shaughnessy Auditorium. Congratulations to all MLIS students graduating this May!

Heidi Hammond Reception at 2019 MLIS Summit

We celebrated MLIS Faculty Member Heidi Hammond on Thursday, May 2 during the 2019 MLIS Summit. Dr. Hammond retires at the end of this semester. Photo on left: Dr. Hammond (4th from left) with her MLIS Faculty colleagues. Photo on right: Festive cake served during the reception.


Guest Speaker at 2019 MLIS Summit

Photo Caption, Center: Guest Speaker Cyndee Sturgis Landrum, CEO-Director of Evansville (IN) Vanderburgh Public Library gave examples of her approach and framework to Social Justice Leadership throughout her career and in her current position at Evansville (IN) Vanderburgh Public Library. Left: Malik Cadwell led the audience in a mindfulness exercise before the presentation to center our thoughts. Right: MLIS Program Director Tony Molaro, who arranged for the Summit guest presentation.


Update May 7, 2019: The Institute of Museums, Libraries and Services (IMLS) announced that Cyndee Sturgis Landrum will be their new Deputy Director of Library Services. Congrats to her!

Research on Diversity in Youth Literature (RDYL) Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part 1 and Part 2

Check out the current issue of Research on Diversity in Youth Literature, a peer reviewed, online, open access journal hosted by St. Catherine University MLIS Program and University Library. Part 1 articles were published in February; Part 2 articles were published March 22.. The journal is co-edited by Sarah Park Dahlen (St. Catherine University) and Gabrielle Atwood Halko (West Chester University).


Only a partial listing of blog posts appear below in News and Events. Go to the MLIS Blog page to see all postings, including scholarship and travel award announcements, call for proposals, conferences and more.

News and Events

Join us for the rescheduled PLD Day 2019! May 17th, 2019 Due to weather, PLD Day was rescheduled from its original date of ...
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Come join our Program Director Tony for coffee hour on April 25th from 5-5:45pm in CdC 19.  This is a ...
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REGISTRATION is now open for the 2019 MLIS Annual Summit to be held Thursday, May 2, 5-8 PM, Rauenhorst Ballroom, ...
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Puplic Libraries Division Day 2019 Equity of Access: Leveling the Playing Field  Friday, April 12, 2019 9:00am - 3:30pm PLD ...
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Monthly Student Organization Meetings
  • ALA: TBD
  • PLG: Tuesday, May 7 at 5:00 p.m. in CdC 5
  • SAA: Monday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m. in CdC 5
  • SGO: Tuesday, May 7 at 5:15 p.m. in CdC 17
  • SLA: Thursday, May 9 at 5:15 p.m. in CdC 20