Dean Tomas A Lipinski represents SOIS and the Center for Information Policy Research (CIPR) at the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).
Meg Metcalf. Photo by Shawn Miller. https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2018/06/pride-in-the-library-lgbtq-specialist-shares-her-story/?loclr=ealocb Meg Metcalf dreamed of a career at the Library of Congress from the time she was 17, inspired by a job at a Borders bookstore in northeastern Illinois, where she worked the reference… Read More
The School of Information Studies hosted a Recognition Ceremony on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Italian Community Center to honor the Spring 2018 graduates. Graduates of all 4 academic programs (IST, MLIS, MSIST, and PhD) were on hand for… Read More
Tim Gleisner, Head of Special Collections at the Library of Michigan (SOIS Alumni 1998 and CAS Alumni 2011), won the prestigious 2018 Filby Award from the National Genealogical Society and ProQuest. This award is given to a librarian who has… Read More
Students in the SOIS Foundations of Library and Information Science (INFOST 501) class display their mini-zines, created as a class project in partnership with Milo Miller, of the Queer Zine Archive Proect (Milwaukee) and Max Yela, UWM Special Collections Librarian at Golda Meir Library. … Read More
Recent SOIS Winners Include Angie Sandowsky, Toby Deutsch Each year, the UWM Advisors and Counselors Network (ACN) recognizes outstanding commitment to student success with the Advisor of the Year Award. This year’s winner is SOIS Senior Advisor Brian Williams, who… Read More
Congratulations to Doctoral Candidate Laura Ridenour who was awarded a LEADS (LIS Education and Data Science for the National Digital Platform) fellowship spot for summer. Laura will be working with Digital Research Services at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries on automatic keyword assignment to medieval manuscripts on OPenn…. Read More
Earlier this month, SOIS students put their problem-solving skills to the test at a pair of Milwaukee-area hackathons. The events were hosted by The Commons and Northwestern Mutual. They brought together many of the innovators and stakeholders in Milwaukee’s budding… Read More
Dr. Richard P. Smiraglia has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology, sponsored by OCLC and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA).
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2018 Milwaukee, WI RGI grant to provide seed funding for research on open peer review process. SOIS professor Dietmar Wolfram and co-PI Peiling Wang of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville iSchool are recipients of a 2018 UWM… Read More