By School of Information Studies | Posted on October 28, 2013 at 9:34 AM
The Zuckerberg Files: New Scholarly Archive
CIPR Director, Michael Zimmer, has launched a new project called "The Zuckerberg Files", a digital archive of all public utterances of Facebook's founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.
By School of Information Studies | Posted on October 4, 2013 at 9:41 AM
Nicholas Proferes is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Information Studies at UWM. He earned his bachelor of science in information technology from George Mason University and his master of arts in communication, culture and technology from Georgetown University. Before he came to UWM to pursue his Ph.D., Nicholas worked at the Internet Education Foundation as a Google Policy Fellow and the National Science Foundation.
By School of Information Studies | Posted on July 18, 2013 at 10:32 AM
The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (SOIS) was awarded a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for the Fostering East Asian Librarianship (FEAL) diversity initiative.
By School of Information Studies | Posted on June 10, 2013 at 5:08 PM
SOIS A Founding Partner in UWM's App Brewery! Housed within the old Pabst Brewery site and affectionately nicknamed the “App Brewery,” student developers in UWM’s Mobile Innovation Lab are impressing major Milwaukee clients one after another.
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.