Community Profiles

Providing Accessibility and Connectivity Drives Global iSchool Student

“Being a global LIS professional means that we are respectful, refrain from isolating an individual or group, and appreciate different perspectives and cultures.”

Lingsze Wong
MLIS Student Graduating Winter 2018

Visiting MLIS Student and Global LIS Professional Sees Value in a Truly Global Perspective

“For me, learning that libraries in other parts of the world have the same focus and goals as you do has been important to help me see the bigger picture and do better work; it has helped to widen my perspective beyond the minutia of everyday tasks, and beyond my own institution.”

Global Educator and MLIS Student Values the iSchool’s Diverse Course Offerings and Flexibility

“I took the storytelling course partly because I do some storytelling in Korean schools and libraries.  It seemed like a good class for me as a teacher and librarian. I think the class is useful for librarians who want to more effectively perform stories in the library (or other) settings.

Versatile and Storied MLIS Student Finds Where He Belongs in the LIS Field

“Now that I’m enrolled in the program and enjoying it tremendously, I’m especially interested in the way libraries and in particular public libraries are helping to bridge the technological divide in some very genius ways.”

International Educator Gina Ruocco Prepares to Enter the LIS Field on a Global Scale

“I chose the iSchool because of the program’s excellent reputation and the fact that it’s completely online. Because I work internationally, I needed a flexible online option for my MLIS.”

Gina Ruocco
MLIS Student Graduating 2018
The Hague, Netherlands