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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."

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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.
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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.
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The School of Information Studies is moving to the Northwest Quadrant (NWQ) located in the Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital building complex. SOIS will be located on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the NWQ.
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Do you ever wonder what happens to faculty after they leave SOIS? Former Professor James Sweetland Shares His Story...
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Students Researching & Presenting Worldwide with the Help of SOIS Student Travel Funding. Read about recent student presentations and learn about available funding opportunities.
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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. "
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Join the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee pep band, Pounce the Panther, the UWM dance team, cheerleaders and basketball players for a pep rally at noon today in the Union Concourse, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Wear UWM apparel for a chance to win a free T-shirt.
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Scholarships: Help Students Achieve Their Goals. Give the gift of education. Support SOIS Scholarships! Join us for the 2nd Annual SOIS Silent Auction Scholarship Event!
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