Community Profiles

Librarians Without Borders Takes iSchool Students on a Guatemalan Adventure

“If you’re interested in libraries, or nonprofits, community outreach—this is a great learning experience. What I took away from it is that it’s really important to know the community you’re working with.”
Kerry Purvis
Portland, Maine

California's State Librarian Gets an iSchool Education

“For me, being able to be in classes with folks who are going to be the next generation of librarians—it’s not just instructive, it makes me feel better about where libraries are going to go. I get jazzed about talking to other students.”

Intrepid Explorer Pursues Film Preservation

“The librarian degree will help me in my field.

In Times of Crisis, Student Naomi Fuhrman Deploys with the Standby Task Force

“There’s no better moment to look at all of humanity than a conflict, [which] brings out the best and worst in people. When it comes down to it, the idea that I’d get to work with people doing the best of things was a pretty nice idea."

A Library Director Goes Back to School—and Lands a Grant

“It’s definitely a confidence booster to get a grant in the six figures the first time.”
Kevin Enns-Rempel
Library Director, Fresno Pacific University, California
MLIS Student, Expected Graduation Fall 2015