GSLIS Student Publications & Awards

GSLIS Master's student Ashleigh Coren received the 2013 Massachusetts Black Librarians Network, Inc. scholarship.

GSLIS Master's student Kittle Evenson was selected as a 2012-2013 Distinguished Civic Engagement Graduate Student Award recipient, due in part to her work with the Boston Teachers Union School Library this past year. The Distinguished Civic Engagement Graduate Student award recognizes Simmons graduate students who demonstrate strong dedication and commitment toward their Scott/Ross Center community partners.

GSLIS Master's student Rosalind Gould won the New England Chapter of ASIS&T Student of the Year award.

GSLIS Master's student Graham Herrli, our current Dean's Fellow for Technology Support, was hired as Interaction Designer at AIR Worldwide.

Master's student Wenqing Liu will be supporting Information Organization needs at the International Consortium of Social Development in Uganda in July 2013. Liu's travel is funded by Simmons College, a co-sponsor of the conference.

GSLIS Master's student and Dean's Editorial Fellow Jennifer Moyer was appointed to the editorial board for The Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet. Moyer's peer-reviewed paper, "Managing Mobile Devices in Hospitals: A Literature Review of BYOD Policies and Usage," was published in the Journal of Hospital Librarianship this month. View the publication at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15323269.2013.798768?journalCode=whos20#.UeafkG211V8.

GSLIS Master's student and Tufts University Hirsh Health Sciences Library's Collections Management Assistant, Kate Thornhill, was awarded Best Overall eScience Poster at the University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian eScience Symposium on April 3. Thornhill also participated in a poster session for SIG-Digital Libraries at the ASIST 75th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, last October, along with recent graduates Emily Powers, Christina Tanguay, Chelsea Gunn, and Emily Toner. They also presented their poster as a lecture at Rhode Island College's Querying the Library: Digitization & Its Impact Conference.

Infolink Newsletter | News | Summer 2013