Lassana Magassa was awarded the Eugene Garfield Dissertation Fellowship by the Beta Phi Mu Honor Society. He is one of six PhD students nationwide to receive this fellowship this year. The purpose of this fellowship is to support those working on their dissertation in the field of Library and Information Science, Information Studies, or Informatics. Congratulations, Lassana!
Stacey Wedlake will give a presentation as part of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) - United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Goals Learning session: “Accelerating action through digital technologies: strengthening digital skills and capacities for human wellbeing.” The presentation will be held on July 8 from 9:00-10:30 a.m. EDT. You can read more about the workshops and sessions here.
Michelle H. Martin was interviewed for an article in The Spokesman-Review titled, “S-R picks for diverse summer reading list.”
Hans Jochen Scholl, along with co-editors Chris Reddick (U Texas at San Antonio) and Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar (U Granada), co-edited and published a four-part book, Blockchain and the Public Sector, which covers theories, reforms, and case studies. The volume appears as part of Springer’s renowned Public Administration and Information Technology (PAIT) series.
Karen Fisher, in collaboration with the Za’atari Camp Librarians, published an article in American Libraries Magazine titled, “Bringing Books to the Desert: For Syrian Refugees, A Network of Libraries and Literacy.”