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The exploration of principles and practices related to the organization, retrieval, dissemination and preservation of information, with a focus on the role of libraries in supporting access to knowledge and promoting information literacy.

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UMSI News, Awards & Honors: June 2024

06/04/2024

UMSI researchers are recognized nationally and internationally for their outstanding work. Read about their recent accomplishments. 

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Jesse Johnston. UMSI Clinical assistant professor. Appointed as secretary of the board of directors for the National Recording Preservation Foundation.

Jesse Johnston appointed to board of the National Recording Preservation Foundation

03/12/2024

Johnston will be in charge of administering audio preservation grants to organizations and individuals throughout the country. 

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Graphic with the UMSI logo, a photo of Emily Drabinski, and the text: Data, Archives and Information in Society (DAIS) Seminar: "What's Critical About Critical Librarianship?": Emily Drabinski: President, American Library Association: Associate Professor, Queens College: Photo: Alisha Jucevic

"Making trouble that matters": ALA president Emily Drabinski to speak on campus

01/31/2024

President of the American Library Association Emily Drabinski’s Feb. 6 visit comes in the midst of escalating pro-censorship attacks on libraries, including attacks on her own identity. 

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UMSI students team up with Smithsonian Institution to improve digital museum experience

09/26/2023

UMSI students worked with the Smithsonian Institution’s 3D Digitization program to make its collections accessible to more people.

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