For information about UWM’s fall semester plans, visit the Fall 2020 Reopening website.

About Information Studies

As Wisconsin’s premier School of Information Studies, we maximize the potential of humans through the power of information and technology.

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Faculty Publications

Publications and Research

SOIS ranks 4th Internationally and 2nd in the U.S./Canada in contributions to LIS Literature. Check out our most recent faculty publications and learn more about the diverse research initiatives at...

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SOIS Update: Coronavirus

SOIS Update: coronavirus

UWM's Spring Break will be from March 15th to March 29th. This two week period applies to ALL classes, whether originally onsite or online. As of March 29th, 2020, ALL...

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Career Resources

Whether you are a recent graduate just starting your career or an alumni looking for a change, the School of Information Studies is committed to supporting students and alumni throughout their careers.

Alumni & Giving

SOIS alums make a significant impact in the information profession locally, nationally and internationally. We invite alumni & friends to join us in supporting the next generation of information professionals.

ALA Accredited

Our MLIS Program is accredited by the American Library Association and is ranked in the top 15 LIS Programs in the nation by US News and World Report!

iSchools Member

As a proud member of the iSchools organization, we share an interest in the relationships between information, people, and technology and are dedicated to advancing the information field.