SOIS Alumnae/i Named LJ Movers & Shakers

March 15, 2017

Each year, the Library Journal names its top-50 “Movers and Shakers” in the library and information science profession. This year, three Dominican alumnae/i were named to the prestigious list:

- Trixie Dantis, MLIS ’12, in the “Innovators” category, named for her work as teen services supervisor at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, where she spearheads the library’s “makerspace” and “Newcomer Center,” which provides academic instruction to local high school students new to the United States.

- Monica Dombrowski, MLIS ’08, in the “Digital Developers” category, named for her creation of “Gail’s Toolkit,” a template for teaching adults about technology, at the Gail Borden Public Library, where she is director of digital services.

- Tyler Works, MLIS ’09, in the “Educators” category, named for his work doing STEM programming and successful grant-writing at the Indian Prairie Public Library, where he is assistant head of youth services. 

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Library Journal: 2017 Movers and Shakers