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
By Nicole Etter The modern era of connectivity is, in many ways, a researcher’s paradise. Research is built upon data, and everyday life creates unprecedented cascades of raw information about people. It flows from social media, mobile apps, internet searches… Read More
SOIS MLIS Student Trina Evans has been named as one of Library Journal’s 2018 Movers & Shakers in the Innovators category!
SOIS to Launch “Distruptive Technology Lab” Emergent Technology Initiative to Support Regional Tech Ecosystem FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14th, 2018 MILWAUKEE, WI – The UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies (SOIS) is excited to launch the “Disruptive Technology Lab” alongside new… Read More
UWM SOIS ranks 6th in list of 50 best online Master of Library Science degree programs. View the full story: Master’s Programs Guide
Support student research! Please join us for the 2018 SOIS Student Research Day where students will showcase their research work. The event offers students an outlet to present research conducted in their classes and professional positions.
A new ALA “Legal Issues in Public Libraries” forum will bring together lawyers and librarians to discuss contentious legal issues facing public libraries today. SOIS Dean Tom Lipinski serves as moderator for the forum, whose first session took place at… Read More
SOIS Dean Tom Lipinski has been named the 2018 GreyNet Award Recipient for his work in the field of grey literature. Grey Literature deals with the production, distribution, and access to documents produced by organizations located outside of the traditional… Read More