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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:


Mollie Beaumont

Public Services Librarian

East Washington Branch, Indianapolis Public Library

Mollie Beaumont currently serves as a Public Services Librarian at the East Washington Branch of the Indianapolis Public Library. This role brings her back to storytime, programming, and community outreach where she focuses on promoting literacy and learning to underserved populations, including the Hispanic population in the neighborhood area. Prior to this role, she served as a Supervisor Librarian for Central within the same system, where she recruited staff, focusing on DEI initiatives. She also recently joined a network to promote library services to local businesses and schools.
She earned an MLIS from UW Milwaukee in 2014, where she focused on youth services in a public library setting. Her undergraduate degree, a BA in English: Literature Analysis, has allowed her to refine her readers’ advisory skills to serve patrons from all walks of life. Spanish is a second language that allows her to bridge the gaps in service within her community.

 


Dezirae BrownDezirae 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 PetersVictoria Peters MM/MLIS

Scholarly Communication & Cataloging Librarian
DePauw University

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

Librarian Associate
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.

UW-Milwaukee, School of Information Studies
(414) 229-4707  |  soisinfo@uwm.edu

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Date:
June 28, 2021
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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