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Exhibit Booth at the 2019 ISTE (The International Society for Technology) Conference

Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Are you planning to attend the 2019 ISTE Conference? If so, stop by booth #102 and meet Dr. Mary Ann Harlan. She’d love to share some exciting news about our exclusively online programs. We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

iStudent Blog Nicole Purviance

Information Skills Put to the Test: Am I Librarian?

Published: June 7, 2019 by Havilah Steinman

Earlier in the semester, the Special Library Association Student Chapter at the iSchool hosted an engaging event about information professionals working in the corporate world, instead of a traditional library. MLIS alumni who presented during the event are currently working at large companies, including Genetec, Oracle Inc. and Zovio. The Special Library Association Student Chapter also live tweeted this event, and the recording can be viewed on their website. I had the excellent opportunity to attend this event, and have shared some exciting insight below.

iStudent Blog Nicole Purviance

VCARA Opens the Door to VR in Education

Published: May 30, 2019 by Havilah Steinman

The Virtual Center for Archives and Records Administration recently hosted their 10th annual conference in Second Life, entitled “Sands of Time Looking Back to Move Forward.” VCARA isn’t just for iSchool students, and openly welcomes all information professionals. VCARA is a great virtual community for individuals particularly interested in information science and education. The conference is an excellent example of this inclusivity, as their two keynote speakers, Dr. Valerie Hill and Daniel Dyboski-Bryant, shed light on this burgeoning new world.