Funding: Caroline M. Hewins Scholarship Fund, Sept 1

Funding: Caroline M. Hewins Scholarship Fund, Sept 1

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by September 1

A Scholarship for Children’s Librarians

The Caroline M. Hewins Scholarship Fund was established in 1926 as a tribute to one of the great pioneers in American Librarianship in special recognition of her creative work for children throughout the country.

The Fund originated by the Hartford Librarian’s Club as a personal gift to Miss Hewins on the occasion of her fiftieth anniversary as Librarian of the Hartford Public Library. When Miss Hewins chose to use this gift as a basis for a scholarship award, generous contributions were received from family and friends and professional associates throughout Connecticut and the United States, thus assuring to the Scholarship a national character in keeping with the memory of the Librarian it honors. Continue reading

Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion Program, Aug 13-15

Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion Program

August 13, 14, & 15, 2019
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
UW Research Commons

Do you have an idea for the next great podcast or a digital book you would like to publish openly? Are you interested in incorporating digital tools or methods into your teaching? Bring your project or teaching ideas and let them take shape alongside like-minded faculty and graduate students at the Libraries’ inaugural Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion Program! Continue reading

Article: What Does EDI [Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion] Work Look Like in LIS Education?

Article: What Does EDI [Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion] Work Look Like in LIS Education?

Our very own Helene Williams wrote this wonderful article about how she’s been integrating EDI work into the MLIS curriculum here at the UW iSchool. Featured in the 2019 ACRL President’s Program, Helene’s article explores both the strategies and the many positive outcomes of integrating EDI into the curriculum with courses from “Information Resources, Services, and Collections” to Directed Fieldwork (DFW). Thanks for your important contribution, Helene!

Event: Textual and Digital Studies Capstone Presentation and Information Session, May 28

Event: Textual and Digital Studies Capstone Presentation and Information Session, May 28

May 28, 2019
2-4 PM, PDT
Communications Building Room 202

The UW’s Textual Studies Program’s Capstone presentations are scheduled for Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Two out of the three presenters are current MLIS students! This is fantastic opportunity to both support your fellow students and learn more about the Textual Studies Program and its admission requirements. Remember, Graduate Certificate in Textual and Digital Studies courses are pre-approved to count towards your MLIS degree. Continue reading

First Tuesdays: Reading Life Between the Lines: Using Children’s & Young Adult Literature to Have Tough Conversations about Diversity, May 7

First Tuesdays: Reading Life Between the Lines: Using Children’s & Young Adult Literature to Have Tough Conversations about Diversity

May 7, 2019
9:00 AM Pacific Time
Online via Zoom

This workshop, conducted by Dr. Michelle H. Martin, will teach teachers, librarians, school boards, administrators and youth leaders strategies for using Children’s & Young Adult Literature with readers of any age to engage with questions of identity and difference and will help participants increase their cultural competence for working with young people in educational or recreational settings. Presented by Dr. Michelle H. Martin, University of Washington, iSchool. Continue reading