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This week at the iSchool
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This week at the iSchool

iSchoolers in the News

Our latest dean’s message from Anind Dey focuses on research and how it benefits students. It’ll be part of our fall newsletter that’s hitting mailboxes soon, but you can get a sneak peek here.

Rolf Hapel, our Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, was among the “game-changing” speakers at last week’s OCLC conference in Chicago. Hapel discussed his experience with libraries participating in community partnerships.

Our annual Spencer Shaw Lecture took place last week, and we were lucky to have author Sharon Draper here to deliver it. Read our wrap-up of the event.

Guela Gayton Johnson, ’69, died Oct. 8 at age 91. After earning her Master of Librarianship degree, Johnson led the UW School of Social Work’s library, becoming the first African American to head a departmental library at the university.

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