Category: SLIS News

Dr. Laurie Bonnici presented “Glyphexts (Glyphs + Text = Effect)

Dr. Laurie Bonnici presented “Glyphexts (Glyphs + Text = Effect) as Information Divide: Screen reader impact on interpreting sentimentality in online social media review posts” at the Social Media & Society 2017 International Conference in Toronto, Ontario Canada July 28 – 30, 2017.  The full paper has been published in the Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Social Media & Society available at (Article 28).

Baheya Jaber Successfully Defends MLIS Thesis

On June 9th Ms. Baheya Jaber, an MLIS candidate in the School of Library and Information Studies, successfully defended her master’s thesis titled Critical Analysis of Academic Library Trends in Conflict Zones. Her committee comprised of co-chairs Dr. John Burgess and Dr. Ann Prentice, Professor Sybil Bullock, and Dr. Jay Lindly.

Please join us in congratulating Ms. Jaber on this significant accomplishment!

Jamie Campbell Naidoo elected ALSC 2018-2019 president

Dr. Jamie Campbell Naidoo Associate & Foster-EBSCO Endowed Professor at SLIS has been elected the 2018-19 president of the Association for Library Services to Children. Dr. Naidoo begins his duties as president-elect immediately. Please join SLIS in congratulating Dr. Naidoo on this major recognition of his dedication to the profession and to youth services. For more information, please see the link to the ALA’s news item below.