December 2, 2016

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Willie Miller’s Grassroots Approach to Student Engagement Costs Less Than a Dollar

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When LJ Mover & Shaker Willie Miller first got hired at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as the Informatics and Journalism Librarian in 2010, he was that rare commodity: a young person with an ear to the ground on social media and a taste for library science.

University of Kansas Librarians Embedded in New Journalism Program

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The newest online Master’s degree program at the University of Kansas (KU) opened its doors under the auspices of the school’s Journalism department. But when it officially launches in June, 2016, the new program, which focuses on teaching veteran and aspiring journalists alike how best to present and share digital content, will also owe a lot to the school’s librarians. KU’s information specialists have helped to consult on the structure of the program and the content it will cover, and will be embedded in the program’s digital classrooms from day one.

A Day's Work and Then Some: DuPage Library System Cites LJ's Mike Kelley for Excellence in Journalism

We here in the LJ newsroom were happy to see a note from the DuPage Library System (DLS) recognizing LJ‘s Michael Kelley for “Excellence in Investigative Journalism.”