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Ann Graf

Ann Graf

PhD Student

611310 School of Information Studies
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Ann M. Graf

PhD Student


M.L.I.S., Master of Library and Information Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

B.A., Mass Communication - Radio/TV Broadcasting, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Research Interests 

Information Organization
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Courses Taught

Adjunct Instructor, Bryant & Stratton College, 2011-2012

  • INSM 180: History and Practice of Information Systems, 4 sections
  • COMM 150: Introduction to Information Literacy and Research, 2 sections

Professional Service

International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO)

North American Society for Knowledge Organization (NASKO)

American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T)

Arts & Humanities SIG

Classification Research SIG

University of WI-Milwaukee Student Chapter

Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)

Scholarly Activities

Student Volunteer, ASIS&T Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, Oct. 6-10, 2015

Secretary of SOIS ASIS&T Student Chapter, 2013 – present

Judge, UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, 2014, 2015

Doctoral Student Representative, SOIS Research Committee, 2015-present

Project Assistant and Bibliographer, The Encyclopedia of Milwaukee Project, UW-Milwaukee departments of History and Urban Studies, 2010-2011.


Kipp, Margaret E. I., Jihee Beak, and Ann M. Graf. 2015. Tagging of Banned and Challenged Books. Knowledge Organization 42 (5): 276-283. (in press)

Graf, Ann M., Seligman, Amanda I., and Anderson, Margo. 2014. Bibliography of Metropolitan Milwaukee. Milwaukee: Marquette University Press.

Graf, Ann, and Smiraglia, Richard P. 2014. “Race & ethnicity in The Encyclopedia of Milwaukee: A case study in the use of domain analysis.” Babik, Wiesław Ed., Knowledge Organization in the 21st Century: Between Historical Patterns and Future Prospects. Proceedings of the Thirteenth International ISKO Conference 19-22 May 2014 Kraków, Poland, 114-120.

Graf, Ann, and Smiraglia, Richard P. 2013. Transition in education: Domain analysis from the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee. In Proceedings of the 4th North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization (NASKO 2013), June 13-14, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Available

Graf, Ann, and Smiraglia, Richard P. 2012. Cultural curation as classification: the evolution of the bibliography and taxonomy for The Encyclopedia of Milwaukee. In Quan-Haase, Anabel, Rubin, Victoria L., and Chaves, Debbie eds., Information in a local and global context: proceedings of the 40th annual conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science, Waterloo, Ontario, May 31-June 2, 2012. Available