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Making Connections: In consideration of career ladders in undergraduate LIS education

UMA Information & Library Science Student, Jo Krajeski, UMA Registrar, Tricia Dyer, and ILS Coordinator, Jodi Kosakowski participated in a national panel presentation along with representatives of White Mountains Community … Read More

Melisa Orth discusses Teen Books on Maine Calling

Melissa Orth, UMA Part-Time Lecturer in Information and Library Science, joined Maine Calling to discuss new and overlooked teen books from 2021.

ILS Students Out in the World | Michelle Wright Hardy

Grant Awarded! Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Services has announced that RSU 63 is the recipient of a federal grant that focuses on … Read More

Discover Your World: An Interactive Workshop Examining Differences Lithgow Library | June 26

Discover Your World: An Interactive Workshop Examining Differences Discover Your World: An Interactive Workshop for Caregivers, Educators & Librarians and anyone who works with children will be held on Wednesday, … Read More

ILS Students Out in the World | Christina McGrath

Christina McGrath has worked in libraries for nearly twenty years, beginning with her beloved library career in an elementary school library. From there, she graduated to working twelve months out … Read More

ILS Students Out in the World | Christopher Coolman

Christopher Coolman is a 44 year old husband and father of two from Yuma, Arizona, currently in his third semester of UMA’s ILS program. He is the Library Assistant 1 … Read More

UMA’s ILS Program featured in ACRL/CJCLS Spring Newsletter

The University of Maine at Augusta’s online Information and Library Science (ILS) program has been featured in the ACRL/CJCLS Library Technical Assistant Education Committee Spring 2019 newsletter. See the full … Read More

ILS Students Out in the World | Linda Bréard

Linda Bréard, a former UMA ILS student who completed her program while she was living in Africa, discusses important things to know about international school librarianship with the McGill Library & … Read More

“Can Diverse Books Save Us? In a divided world, librarians are on a mission.”

“She gasped when she saw a girl wearing hijab on the cover,” says Deborah Vose, recalling a seventh grader who wandered into her library one afternoon and stood, captivated, before … Read More