News and Announcements

2017 Alternative Spring Break Participants Announced!

March 8, 2017

The School of Library and Information Science is proud to announce the Alternate Spring Break assignments for this year. We had a record number of applicants with 37 students taking the time to apply. Here is a list of the 20 students that are going to work for a week at these iconic institutions. SLIS and the Lothar Spang Memorial Scholarship provided funds for travel and lodging to 14 of the selected students.

OCLC

OCLC WORLDCAT - Metadata QualityWork
Connie Harrison
Margie Wade

Virtual Reference
Stephanie Marshall

OCLC Member Education
Shatha Baydoun

NARA

Lantern Slide Stabilization & Rehousing Project
Mattie Dugan
Brittany Forth

The Black Cabinet Subject Portal (African American History Description Project)
Rachel Raimi

CARTER PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

Social Media Usability Project
Tracy Walker

TRUMAN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

Document Scanning and Description
Hannah Sabal

FORD PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

Processing Intern
Nathaniel Arndts
Sarah Conrad
Natalie Piernak

KENNEDY PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

Condolence Mail
Lori Eaton
Allie Penn

SMITHSONIAN - MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY

Organize It and Link It
Veronica Johnson

STATE OF MARYLAND ARCHIVES

Digital Imaging
Emily Perdue

HENRY FORD MUSEUM
Mark Prindiville
Laura Kennedy
Amanda Geisser
Dereck Cram

We wish everyone good luck and can not wait to hear what you learn!