News Releases

 

SLIS Recognized as a Member of the iSchools Consortium

Last month during the iConference2020, the LSU School of Library & Information Science was officially recognized as a member of the iSchools Consortium.

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Enroll in the New SLIS Data Curation Course Fall 2020

A news page about a new course being offered by SLIS.

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Announcing Select LSU Online Programs

In fall of 2020, SLIS will start offering its archival studies and records and information management programs through LSU Online.

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LSU's Benoit explores archivists' use of social media and new technologies in a new book

LSU School of Library & Information Science Associate Director Edward Benoit III, PhD, and Wellcome Collections Information Manager Alexandra Eveleigh, PhD, recently released Participatory Archives, a new book that examines the role digitization and social media has played in the rise of participatory and DIY digital culture.

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Virtual Footlocker Project Preserves Veterans Memories Digitally

LSU School of Library & Information Science Assistant Professor Edward Benoit, III, recently received a $391,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Science, or IMLS, for the Virtual Footlocker Project, or VFP.

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Erin E. Voisin Receives F. Gerald Ham and Elsie Ham Scholarship from Society of American Archivists

CHICAGO-- Erin E. Voisin of Louisiana State University is the 2019 recipient of the F. Gerald Ham and Elsie Ham Scholarship given by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The award will be presented at a ceremony during the Joint Annual Meeting of the Council of State Archivists and SAA in Austin, TX, July 31-August 6. The $10,000 scholarship supports the graduate archival education of a student who is studying at a United States university program. Scholarship selection criteria include the applicant's past performance in his or her graduate program in archival studies as well as faculty members' assessment of the student's prospects for contributing to the archives profession.

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SLIS Student Presentations

Learn more about the research SLIS students presented at professional conferences in 2018.

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