By School of Information Studies | Posted on March 26, 2012 at 9:29 AM
On the impact of admittance into the iSchools, SOIS Interim Dean Dietmar Wolfram says, “We are very pleased and honored to have been admitted to the iSchools organization. As one of a small but growing number of iSchools internationally, our membership recognizes SOIS as a leader in the education of information professionals and contributor to information research."
By School of Information Studies | Posted on March 12, 2012 at 9:56 AM
Back in 2009, a group of practicing professionals, students, and faculty gathered together to talk ethics. This gathering was the 1st Milwaukee Conference on the Ethics of Information Organization. Many of the participants came from the Midwest, but there were also some from Massachusetts, New Mexico, Texas, Toronto, and even Brazil. The topics discussed were as diverse as the participants. Papers ranged from theoretical and philosophical perspectives on MARC records, to the role of professionals in information organization, to the potential problems of giving users what they want, to the application of information organization in national security.
By UWM News | Posted on February 13, 2012 at 4:47 PM
He runs his mouse across the pad, and a screen reader rapidly speaks everything that appears on his computer screen – plus graphic tags and other background coding. The computerized voice runs through the information at a speed that’s barely comprehensible to the untrained ear. Experienced screen-reader users, says Babu, an assistant professor in UWM’s School of Information Studies (SOIS), usually run the sound faster.
By School of Information Studies | Posted on September 2, 2011 at 3:31 PM
Dedicated web space, more virtual connectivity, and free Microsoft software highlight some new features now available at no cost to SOIS’ students, faculty and staff members. According to Jim Schultz, SOIS’ Information Technology Systems Administrator, “The SOIS community will now have access to some of the latest and great technological resources to aid and enhance instruction, research, and student services at SOIS. "