News & Events


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Faculty News

Karen Brown, professor, co-facilitated an Association of Research and College Libraries’ workshop, Assessment in Action: Demonstrating and Communicating Library Contributions to Student Learning and Success, on May 25 for the Southeast Florida Library Information Network. She also presented a paper (with Christine Hagar), Strengthening Community Engagement and Resilience Efforts in Climate Change: Public Library Program Strategies, at the International Disaster and Risk Management Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland on August 25.

Kate Marek, director and professor, participated as a panel respondent during the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago on a program titled "From MLS to MLD: It's Time to Integrate Design Thinking and Philosophy into LIS Education."

Karen Snow, associate professor and director of the doctoral program, published A Practical Guide to Library of Congress Classification (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017). Snow has also published “Defining, Assessing, and Rethinking Quality Cataloging” in Cataloging and Classification Quarterly.

Hassan Zamir, lecturer, has published a paper in the Journal of Science and Technologies Libraries “Social Media as a Tool Connecting with Library Users in Disasters: A Case Study of the 2015 Flooding in South Carolina.” Zamir will also be presenting his panel “Navigating the Next Step: An Interactive Panel for Doctoral Students” at the 80th Association for Information Science and Technology Conference in Washington, DC.

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Alumnae/i News

Read about SOIS alumnae/i making news.