As mentioned elsewhere in this Festschrift (Hayes, 2008), Lancaster had been hired at GSLIS
by Herbert Goldhor, then director of GSLIS
It is helpful to learn the theory and methodology of the course work, however as someone who's a hands on learner I will say that my internship was the best course that I've taken in my GSLIS
The Role of Research, which covers how to identify and investigate research questions, and how to read and evaluate a research paper (Simmons GSLIS
Master of Science, 2004).
It was replaced by a service configuration that includes a virtual library, librarians embedded part-time at the GSLIS
building, and an increased reliance on general reference and centralized collection services.
Based on the student dataset in the MPACT database, Lancaster mentored more students and served on more research committees during his tenure than other faculty at GSLIS
in the field of Library and Information Science.
This weekend marks the conclusion of one of my classes this semester at Dominican University's GSLIS
Help systems were the subject of research undertaken by Colleen Cool of GSLIS
Queens College/CUNY and Hong (Iris) Xie of the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Institute of Library and Museum Services (IMLS) to develop a framework to recruit, support, and train library students from underserved backgrounds to be CI professionals; support faculty research related to CI; strengthen communication and partnership efforts between GSLIS
and other academic institutions; and form ties with multiple community partners in Illinois.
Lorraine Haricombe completed her MLIS ('88) and PhD ('92) at GSLIS
, where she took several of Lancaster's classes including one of the four (then) required doctoral seminars.
The faculty of GSLIS
presented the award to retired librarian Zoia Horn for a lifetime of defending intellectual freedom and to Ginnie Cooper and the Multnomah County Library (Portland, Ore.
In addition to being an associate professor at GSLIS
, Weech is the Illinois project director for MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching), an international effort to provide peer review of online learning modules for higher education classes.
She received her MSLIS from the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS
) in 1998 along with the GSLIS
Health Sciences Information Management Award.