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Grethen Stahlman and Bryan Heidorn will talk about their new project with a larger team, one focused on creating a new open-access repository for previously uncurated astronomical datasets, and building on existing CyVerse... Read more

Post date: Thu, 11/03/2016 - 16:17

Congratulations to SI's own Gina Macaluso President-Elect of The Arizona Library Association! 

The Arizona Library Association (AzLA) began in 1926, when Estelle Lutrell and State Librarian Con Cronin recognized the need for a strong association of librarians to improve Arizona libraries. The mission of the fledgling group was to "look after the general welfare of library work and workers in Arizona, to advance the education advantages of the state through libraries, and to... Read more

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 14:53

The University of Arizona School of Information in partnership with the Pima County Public Library will be working together to teach middle and high school students (ages 13-17) how to create light up Halloween costume masks for fun and safety utilizing conductive thread and circuitry. This workshop is to be held in October at the Valencia Branch Library, 202 W. Valencia, Tucson. Registration for this event will be through the... Read more

Post date: Mon, 09/26/2016 - 10:44

The Gleason Book Award Committee of the American Library Association (ALA) Library History Round Table (LHRT) is pleased to present the 2016 Eliza Atkins Gleason Book Award to Cheryl Knott, Associate Professor at the School of Information at the University of Arizona, for Not Free, Not for All: Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow (University of Massachusetts Press, 2015). Presented every third year... Read more

Post date: Sat, 06/18/2016 - 14:56

The Progressive Librarians Guild (PLG) is pleased to announce that Sarah Kortemeier from the University of Arizona is the 2016 winner of the Miriam Braverman Memorial Prize for her essay “I'll Drown My Book: Visibility, Gender, and Classification in The University of Arizona Poetry Center Library.” Kortemeier earned a Bachelor of Arts in English/Creative Writing from the University of Houston, a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona and will graduate from the University of... Read more

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 14:23

 

Register for the School of Information Award and Graduation DInnner at the linked website:  http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ecmw7oblbfb39bdd&llr=jir9bzpab

Because of the generocity of donors, awardees will receive a registration code for free registration and free dinner. 

If you wish to... Read more
Post date: Thu, 05/05/2016 - 17:51

REMEMBERING THE RIGHT WAY: COMMUNITY, EPHEMERA, AND ARCHIVES
Diane Daly, Ph.D. Candidate

May 6th, 2016 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Harvill Building, Room 402

ABSTRACT

Archival tradition is based on cyclical power dynamics that surround exclusive histories with “negative archival space,” yet many of the stories in that negative space are actively connected and dynamically archived within the informal framework of community... Read more

Post date: Mon, 04/11/2016 - 11:12

Exclusive for School of Information students —Stand out from the competition and get noticed!

Whether you are actively job hunting or simply thinking about applying for a summer internship, invest your time in a unique, educational workshop with UA Career Services. Build your resume skills by identifying important components of a resume and developing strategies to organize your knowledge, skills, and experiences into an... Read more

Post date: Wed, 04/06/2016 - 16:26

We live in an information society. Information and information technologies are increasingly essential to our social, economic, and political interactions. Given this, serious reflection on information ethics is imperative. "Information ethics" studies the value questions that arise in the creation, control, and access to information. The Information Ethics Roundtable is a yearly conference which brings together researchers from disciplines such as philosophy,... Read more

Post date: Tue, 03/29/2016 - 15:04

"The UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences hosted a panel on privacy in the digital age in Centennial Hall on Friday.

The panel featured former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, journalist Glen Greenwald and linguist Noam Chomsky. Snowden participated in the event from Russia via Skype. President and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology, Nuala O’Connor, moderated the privacy talk."

Post date: Tue, 03/29/2016 - 09:40

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