Dr. Jennifer Thiele’s dissertation, Information Access in Rural Areas of the United States: The Public Library’s Role in the Digital Divide and the Implications of Differing State Funding Models is one of 8 dissertations recently featured in American Libraries Magazine. The… Read More
The Center for Information Policy Research, directed by Associate Professor Michael Zimmer (SOIS), has been awarded a National Leadership Grants for Libraries award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for the project “Library Values & Privacy in our National… Read More
For Immediate Release March, 2017 Milwaukee, WI Dr. Richard Smiraglia, Professor at UW-Milwaukee’s, School of Information Studies has been awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant to provide means of support for the self-organizing process of knowledge… Read More
DANS welcomes Professor Smiraglia as the new visiting professor of the KNAW Visiting Professors Programme, commencing in May 2017.
The UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies (SOIS) Master of Library & Information Science Program is once again recognized among the top Library & Information Studies Programs in the nation on the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools” list,… Read More
For Immediate Release February, 2017 Milwaukee, WI The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has announced that Dr. Hope Olson, Professor Emerita at the School of Information Studies (SOIS) at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, is the recipient… Read More
Tomas A. Lipinski, dean of the School of Information Studies, is an expert on international copyright law, serving as a delegate to the World Intellectual Property Organization.
The UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies has always benefited from its community of faculty, staff, and students from various countries, religions, and backgrounds. This diversity has enriched and deepened our lives, our work, and our professions. We are firmly committed… Read More
Images like pie charts are designed to make information easier to understand, but imagine if you could only hear them. For the 7 million-plus Americans who are blind or have significant vision loss, this is the reality when they’re using… Read More
SOIS doctoral student, Yuehua Zhao received honorable mention for the doctoral poster, “Investigation on Autism Support Groups on Facebook” she presented at the ALISE/Jean Tague-Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Research Poster Competition, ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) Annual Conference… Read More