Call for Input, Hack Library School Advice for Future MLIS Students, Mar 20

Call for Input, Hack Library School Advice for Future MLIS Students

Deadline, Survey closes March 20, 2019

For their final HLS post in April, Sheila is planning to compose a blog post filled with general advice for future MLIS students. It will draw not only on their experience in the program but also feature input from other students. If you have any advice that you would like to share, please complete the brief survey here. The deadline for contributing is March 20, 2019. Continue reading

Funding: 2019 LEADS Doctoral Summer Fellowship, DEADLINE 2/17/2019

Funding: 2019 LEADS Doctoral Summer Fellowship

Application Deadline Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM (EST).

The Metadata Research Center (MRC) at Drexel University’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) invites doctoral students to participate in the LIS Education and Data Science-4-the National Digital Platform (LEADS-4-NDP) program. This is a virtual fellowship program; applicants from any geographic location are eligible for consideration. The deadline for applications is Sunday, February 17 at 11:59 PM (EST). Information on last year’s (2018) LEADS Fellows can be found at:

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Hiring: C.V. Starr Lecturers of Law at Peking University School of Transnational Law

C.V. Starr Lecturers of Law at Peking University School of Transnational Law

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Candidates MUST possess a J.D. degree. Candidates do not need to be able to speak Chinese or to have had prior experience in China.

The Peking University School of Transnational Law (“STL”), part of China’s premier university, is recruiting C.V. Starr Lecturers of Law. Lecturers teach required J.D. first-year legal research, writing, and analysis courses in U.S. law. Continue reading

Funding: Husky Seed Fund, Mar 12

Inclusive. Impactful. Inventive.

Applications close: March 12, 2019

Calling all UW students from all campuses!

Do you have an innovative idea that would enhance the UW student experience? The Husky Seed Fund has the resources to make your idea a reality! Created by students for students, The Husky Seed Fund provides up to $5,000 for you, or a small team, to pursue your passions and bring your projects to life. Continue reading

Events: iYouth Conference 2019, March 9: Departures & Disruptions

departures FBInterested in youth services? Come on out to the 2019 iYouth Conference: Departures & Disruptions!

This year, the iYouth Conference will highlight the incredible work of local librarians and LIS students who are making meaningful change in their communities. Whether by departing from traditional methods/ideas of librarianship or disrupting current systems that aren’t working for the communities they serve, there are incredible change-makers in our libraries working to make them better for children, youth, and teens.

Hear from local public librarians, school librarians, students, and a local author! Enjoy free food at an afternoon reception and take home advance reading copies of upcoming titles!


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Spring 2019 Course: IMT 556 A – Information and Operational Risk

IMT 556 A (SLN 15260) – Information and Operational Risk

Topics covered in this course include the parameters of operational risk; integrating operational risk and business process frameworks; the role of corporate governance, the role of technology and business process decisions; and the role of information in operational risk management. The course includes practical applications of operational risk frameworks, using real world examples where the intersection of people, processes, systems, and external events can lead to unexpected financial loss — easiest to identify in major disasters such as Japan’s Sendai earthquake, the Equifax data breach, the Uber saga, the Volkswagen emissions scandal, or even the 9/11 destruction of the World Trade Center. Continue reading