By School of Information Studies | Posted on September 1, 2015 at 9:36 AM
UWM Hosts Group of Library & Information Professionals from Sub-Saharan Africa.
The UWM Libraries hosted a group of 17 library and information professionals from sub-Saharan Africa September of last year. Arriving in Milwaukee on September 21 after a visit to the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Libraries in Washington, DC, the group spent just over a week in Milwaukee after which they departed for a visit to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) on September 28.
By Jack Ceschin | Posted on July 6, 2015 at 3:06 PM
Co-authored by Dr. Michael Zimmer and Dr. Nicholas Proferes and published in the Aslib Journal of Information Management, the paper titled “A Topology of Twitter research: disciplines, methods, and ethics,” has been named as the 2015 Outstanding Paper by the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.
By Kathy Quirk | Posted on June 17, 2015 at 9:14 AM
UWM Creates Free App to Help Families and Libraries encourage Children to Read
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Waukesha County public libraries collaborated on a free app for parents to track books read to their children. The app supports the popular “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” program offered by libraries nationwide.
The goal is to encourage parents and grandparents to read to children, fostering literacy later on. (See http://www.wcfls.org/early-literacy for more information.)
By School of Information Studies | Posted on February 11, 2015 at 12:02 PM
SOIS Associate Professor Tom Haigh’s January column titled “The Tears of Donald Knuth: Has the History of Computing Taken a Tragic Turn?” in Communications of the ACM (CACM), was downloaded more than 105,000 times.
By School of Information Studies | Posted on December 30, 2014 at 2:18 PM
Join a panel of information professionals for the session “Library 3D Printing: Unlocking the Opportunities, Understanding the Challenges” which takes place during the 2015 American Library Association’s (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. The session will be held from 10:30–11:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 1, 2015, in the McCormick Convention Center room W470A.
By School of Information Studies | Posted on December 1, 2014 at 3:28 PM
Looking for elective courses for the Spring Semester? Check out the course offerings from the UW-Milwaukee, School of Information Studies. Learn how information is retrieved, organized, manipulated, repackaged and applied in nearly every aspect of our increasingly digital culture and economy.