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GSLIS Alumni

GSLIS alumni are able to maintain valuable relationships with GSLIS faculty, current students and each other via the following services and resources.

Keep in Contact

GSLIS Alumni are welcome to the QC GSLIS Alumni Space where they can collaborate, network and exchange information with each other.   URL

GSLISJOBLIST (Job List Listserv)

GSLIS Alumni are welcome to subscribe to the official GSLIS job list listserv (gslisjoblist) where LIS jobs and career opportunities are regularly posted. Alumni students can subscribe to gslisjoblist at the following URL: 

Community Support

GSLIS Alumni can continue their lifelong learning and can help support current and future GSLIS students in the process by engaging in the following activities:

      • Guest Lectures & Presentations – GSLIS alumni are welcome to explore the possibilities of giving a presentation or serving as a guest lecturer in a specific LIS area of expertise.

      • Professional Development Workshops – GSLIS alumni are welcome to explore the possibilities of conducting professional development workshop(s) in a specific LIS area of expertise.

      • Recruitment – GSLIS alumni are poised to be the best recruiting tool available for the discipline and the profession. As such GSLIS alumni are encouraged to share their experiences with co-workers, friends and family and to put prospective students in contact with the GSLIS graduate advisor for admissions.

      • Mentoring – GSLIS alumni are encouraged to assist current students by providing insights into competencies required in various professional areas, assessing current skill sets and suggesting possible projects and activities for enhancement, and establishing the beginnings of a professional network.

      • Practicum, Internship & Placement  – GSLIS alumni are encouraged to facilitate practicums and internships as a means for current students to gain relevant professional work experience prior to graduating and entering the workforce. Likewise as alumni in the workforce seek new staff for their organizations GSLIS remains a prime source for potential candidates. Our Internship Course Coordinator can facilitate arranging an internship and can also assist in posting job openings and career opportunities.


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Rosenthal Library Room 254
Phone (718) 9973790 
Fax (718) 997-3797

Director and Chair
Dr. Colleen Cool
(718) 997-3790

Vice Chair
Dr. Kwong-Bor Ng
(718) 997-3790

Graduate Advisor for Library Media
Specialist & Coordinator of
Library Media Specialist Programs
Dr. Linda Cooper
(718) 997-3790

Graduate Advisor for Admissions
Dr. Claudia Perry
(718) 997-3790

Graduate Advisor for Continuing Students
Prof. Elizbeth Basileo
(718) 997-3790

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