Master of Information (MI) Colloquium and Library and Information Science (LIS) Events


October 26, 2023, Cataloging with the Homosaurus

Jay L. Colbert: Library Director at the Longy School of Music of Bard College – Editorial Board for Homosaurus

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November 8, 2023, Twitters X-Treme changes: What they mean for the future of public discourse

Tawfiq Ammari:  Assistant Professor of LIS at SC&I

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February 29, 2024, How online platforms govern user activities and why that matters

Shagun Jhaver: Assistant Professor of LIS at SC&I

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March 21, 2024, Misinformation on Encrypted Social Networks

Kiran Garimella: Assistant Professor of LIS at SC&I

April 10, 2024, LIS Research Committee Symposium

Library & Information Science Research Committee Symposium: Rethinking the Future: People-centered Information and Communication Practices. The event was organized by the Department of Library and Information Science Assistant Research Development committee, the event was headed by Assistant Professor Britt Paris; Associate Professor Charles Senteio and Assistant Professors Kiran Garimella.

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April 16, 2024, SCARLA - Post MI-Employment: The First Five Years

SCARLA - Post MI-Employment: The First Five Years.

  • Panelists
  • Michael Murphy, RU MI ’22, Politics, Policy, and Data Librarian at Seton Hall University
  • Chelsea Rizzolo, RU MI ’20, Instructor / Librarian at Brookdale Community College
  • Victoria Sun, RU MI ’23, Business & Research Support Services Librarian at Penn Libraries

"This year's Colloquium speaker series lineup and SCARLA post-graduate event featured topics ranging from cataloging to social media platform studies to mis- and disinformation, to career pathways in the first five years.  These guest speaker and networking events are integral to our students' learning and professional development, enriching their graduate experience by showcasing the research and academic achievements of SC&I LIS faculty, connecting students with renowned LIS leaders, and facilitating partnerships with organizations like Beta Phi Mu. We are incredibly grateful to our speakers for their pivotal contributions to our MI student's academic experience. "

Connie Pascal, Ph.D., Lecturer III - Library and Information Science Department

MI Colloquium Playlist