iSchool Workshop: Collections Carpentry Recap

On Thursday, September 21st, the Information School hosted a Collections Carpentry workshop featuring iSchool Faculty Associates Browen Masemann and Dorothea Salo, iSchool Lecturer and Wisconsin Center for Film & Theater Research Head Film Archivist Amy …

Welcome to the Information School

The Information School, or “iSchool” is the new name of the UW-Madison academic department known as the School of Library and Information Studies.  On July 1, 2017, the University of Wisconsin-Madison formally recognized the School’s …

Alumni Profile: Sam Abrams (MA’17) & StoryCorps

Sam Abrams (MA’17) recently finished working for StoryCorps as the community archivist. As the community archivist, she managed the lifecycle of the organization’s digital and physical assets and supported a field staff of twenty-five people …

SLIS Name Change: Future Directions

Over the past two years, faculty and staff have been hard at work to broaden the scope of the curriculum while staying true to the school’s traditions in educating librarians, archivists, and information professionals. A …

Alumni Profile: Nathan Sowry (MA’13)

Nathan has always had an interest in history and culture, and has gravitated towards positions in archives libraries, and museums. He volunteered with the Smithsonian Institution’s Anthropology Library, and later worked at the National Archives …