The ILS faculty develop libraries in remote areas of India, run outstanding YA programs in local libraries, conduct research on elearning and eteaching. We are also artists, archivists, college librarians, part-time farmers, gardeners… and ALWAYS learning!
Most importantly, the ILS Faculty have a grounded, and practical hands-on approach to teaching and learning. We support our students in developing the knowledge, skills and confidence to enter the field of library and information services as specialized paraprofessionals. UMA’s ILS program is a certified provider of courses meeting the ALA Library Support Staff Certification requirements.
Jodi W. Kosakowski
Title: Associate Professor of Information and Library Science
Information & Library Science Faculty
Designing and teaching ILS 450 Global Librarianship is a part of my lifestyle of traveling, visiting libraries in the global arena, and working with diverse and multicultural populations. It not only encompasses my career as a library and technology specialist … Read More
Jill, a school librarian, has experience working on public library boards, the YSS Lupine Committee, and collaborating with public libraries. When not in libraries or schools, Jill can be found in her garden, camping, or in a theater working with … Read More
Jodi W. Kosakowski
When I was an undergraduate student at a state school in Connecticut, I learned something that our UMA students continue to reinforce as one of the most basic truths of learning: It’s not just the education; it’s what you do … Read More
I’m a first-generation college student of Irish-American heritage. I live and work in Boston. I’ve earned two undergraduate degrees from the University of Maine at Augusta, and I’m pursuing a graduate degree from Drexel University. I have experience working in … Read More
Anastasia has a diverse background in archives management in museums, historical societies, and libraries. Anastasia’s research interests are in materials experience as information gathering, particularly for users in the studio arts and material culture. When she is not teaching, she … Read More