By School of Information Studies | Posted on January 15, 2016 at 10:09 AM
The SOIS online MLIS program ranks 9TH in The 20 Best Online MLIS Degree Programs. Ranking based on academic excellence, types of available classes, faculty strength, rankings and reputation by TheBestSchools.org
By School of Information Studies | Posted on December 8, 2015 at 8:16 AM
What do the Mississippi Delta, Chicago, Motown, New Orleans and Grafton, Wisconsin, have in common?
They’re all places significant in the development and preservation of the uniquely American art forms of blues, jazz and gospel music.
The prominence of Grafton’s Paramount Records is now documented in a limited edition two-volume set of musical recordings and history books, recently given to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries’ Music Library.
By School of Information Studies | Posted on December 8, 2015 at 7:32 AM
On this edition of UWM Today, learn about a terrific collaboration that is promoting the reading of children’s books with those cute titles. It’s a partnership between UW-Milwaukee’s App Brewery and the Waukesha County Federated Library System.
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.)