Debra Shapiro

Position title: Distinguished Teaching Faculty & Coordinator of Online MA Program


Phone: (608) 712-6368

4282 Helen C. White Hall
600 N Park St, Madison, WI 53706

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B.A. Art History, University of Pittsburgh, 1977
M.A. Library & Information Studies, UW-Madison, 1991
Certificate in Museum Studies, University of Illinois-Chicago, 1993

Areas of Interest

Cataloging & management of digital materials; Metadata & linked data; Digital versions of cultural heritage materials; Convergence of libraries, archives & museums; Website design and usability; Responsive web design; UX; project management.

Courses Taught

LIS 500 Code & Power
LIS 602 Information: Organization & Search
LIS 620 Field Project in Library and Information Agencies
LIS 640 Systems Analysis and Project Management (Designing Information Services)
LIS 640 Digital Image Archiving (short course, 1-credit
LIS 644 Digital Tools Trends & Debates
LIS 646 Information Architecture & Into to UX
LIS 712 The Public Library
LIS 853 Metadata Standards & Applications
Formerly taught:
LIS 451 Online Searching for Information Professionals
LIS 551 Organization of Information