Category Archive: General Announcements

May 29

Dr. Preer’s Lecture and Retirement Event

As we mentioned before, Dr. Preer is retiring and we’ve got some details on the upcoming event! Join IU Indy alums, faculty and students for a special evening celebrating the retirement of Professor Jean Preer and her contributions to IU SLIS-Indy and the library profession on Friday, June 8, 2012.  Festivities will begin with a …

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Apr 05

Save the date! End of the year PARTY

Save the date! End of the year party on May 12, 2012. Approximate start time is 4pm. At Professor Copeland’s house! Bring your friends and family!

Mar 06

Graduating this spring?

IUPUI Commencement Information Information for 2012 IUPUI Commencement ceremonies, including links to order cap and gown and announcements as well as application for student speakers is now available on the Commencement web site. The deadline to order a cap and gown without penalty is Fri., Mar. 23. From Mar. 26 through Apr. 6, a $10.00 …

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Mar 02

Are you job hunting?

Check out I Need a Library Job! You can look at jobs by state. A great resource for job hunters. Good luck out there.

Mar 02

ALA Accreditation Visit

As many of you know, SLIS is going to be undergoing reaccreditation this year. A committee will be coming in March to observe classes, talk to students, and evaluate the program. Dean Lipinski has asked me to gather a group of students for a lunch meeting with two members of the committee and answer questions …

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Dec 09

Networking: It’s for Everyone


While perusing the ALA JobList Newsletter, I came across this article on networking from the Huffington Post: I like that the author, Brian Harke, mentions that networking happens all of the time. Enjoy the winter break and remember that you can network with friends and family while enjoying seasonal festivities. Enjoy! Sarah

Oct 26

2011 Indy Author Fair


2011 Indy Author Fair Saturday, October 29th 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Central Library in downtown Indianapolis At the Indy Author Fair, you will: – Learn how to publish and market your book through a variety of workshops and presenters. – Have the opportunity to meet over 40 of Indiana’s talented authors. – Sit down …

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Oct 21

Tight Competition

Wondering about the job market once you graduate from SLIS? The Library Journal just published the results of their 2010 Job Placement survey. A great read, check it out! It’s not all bad news.

Oct 21

Midwestern Conference on Health Games

Kids playing the wii

Enjoy the Gaming in Libraries lecture last week? Then you might enjoy the Midwestern Conference on Health Games, hosted by the IUPUI School of Informatics and being held right here on the IUPUI campus Friday, October 28th. Student registration is only $20! Learn how games can be used for physical therapy, smoking cessation and social …

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Oct 12

Gale Launches Librareo, an Online Community to Power up the Next Generation of Superhero Librarians


I found this article in the American Libraries Direct newsletter from ALA. As LIS students, we are able to use Gale products for free, so that we will use them and be familiar with them in our post-graduation positions. If you’re interested in this free subscription service, check out the information in the article link …

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