Jeffrey Stanton (left), interim dean and professor, School of Information Studies at Syracuse University, presenting award to Nico Carver, assistant librarian and coordinator of the Student Multimedia Design Center, University of Delaware Library.

iSchools Video Contest

Prize-winning animated short created by UD Library's Nico Carver

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8 a.m., April 5, 2016--The University of Delaware Library has announced that Nico Carver, assistant librarian and coordinator of the Student Multimedia Design Center, has won third place in the inaugural iSchools Video Contest for his video What is an iSchool?. 

Carver is a filmmaker and an alumnus of the iSchool at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He created the animated short film to promote the field of information studies to current students deciding on possible college majors or graduate school.

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The iSchools Video Contest drew submissions from across the globe, and other winners hailed from Spain and China. The award for third place included a $1,000 cash prize and travel support to attend the iConference, which took place in Philadelphia from March 20-23.

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