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UW-Milwaukee Master of Library & Information Science Info Session
June 28, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
We invite you to join the UW-Milwaukee, School of Information Studies (SOIS) for a panel discussion on the dynamic field of Library & Information Science. Learn how your unique background along with the specialized skills and practical experiences gained through a graduate degree in Library & Information Science can lead to rewarding career opportunities. From our degree concentrations and coordinated degree options to the flexibility of our course delivery – online, onsite, full time or part time – a graduate degree is within your reach at UW-Milwaukee’s iSchool.
Learn more by attending our online information session on Monday, June 28, 2021. Our panel of alums will share information about their unique career paths and journey in the program. Representatives from the School of Information Studies will share a brief overview of the program and answer any questions you might have.
Monday, June 28, 2021
4:00 – 5:00pm CDT (online event)
Please register to receive a link to join the session.
Panel Participants will include:
Public Services Librarian
East Washington Branch, Indianapolis Public Library
Dezirae N. Brown
Web Editorial Producer
Trek Bicycle Corporation – Global HQ
Dezirae is currently a Web Editorial Producer for Trek Bicycle Corporation – Global HQ. In this role, she builds and manages editorial web pages for 30 countries. She graduated from SOIS in 2016 with an MLIS – Information organization (IO) concentration. Since graduation she has gained experience in the following industries: government, insurance, and private sector. Above all, content management systems is her J-A-M! She enjoys being an IT translator which is someone who serves as a trusted liaison to both the end-users and developers simply by understanding the internet of things (IoT). She attributes her success to these SOIS courses: Information Architecture, Electronic Publishing & Web Design, Metadata and Organization of Information. Although she’s an East Coaster at heart, she resides in Madison-area, Wisconsin. In her spare time you can find her skydiving, playing with her Aussiedoodle pup or tasting a new cuisine.
Feel free to connect with her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deziraenbrown
Victoria Peters MM/MLIS
Scholarly Communication & Cataloging Librarian
Victoria Peters is the Scholarly Communication and Cataloging Librarian at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana where she is responsible for metadata creation and maintenance in the library catalog in addition to management of the campus institutional repository. She holds a BA in Music History from Luther College (Decorah, IA) and a Coordinated Masters Degree in Library and Information Science and Music History and Literature from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. At UWM Victoria worked in the Golda Mier Library as a Graduate Student Assistant in both the Collection and Resource Management division as well as the Music Library and served on the executive committee for the ALA Student Chapter at SOIS. She is active in various professional organizations such as MLA and ALA and her research interests include Open Educational Resource education for faculty and open access publishing.
Mark A. Zimmerman
Milwaukee Public Library
Mark Zimmerman graduated from the School of Information Studies (SOIS) at UW-Milwaukee with an MLIS degree this past May. Mark is currently working as a Librarian Associate at the Milwaukee Public Library. In his final semester at SOIS he conducted fieldwork in collaboration with the Wisconsin Library Association. Before pursuing a degree in LIS, Mark taught high school English for almost two decades. Mark has a love and passion for helping and connecting with others. It has been a dream of his to become a librarian and now that he has completed his degree, Mark hopes to get hired as a permanent librarian at the Milwaukee Public Library and make his dream come true!
For additional information or questions, please feel free to contact us.
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