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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

Attention Undergraduates: There will be no advising appointments for the duration of Priority Registration from March 28, 2016 – April 27, 2016.

  • Students may meet with the advisor during extended walk-in hours only.
  • All appointments will be limited to 15 minutes.
  • Please check hours on Wise Advise for advisor availability: ... Read more
Post date: Mon, 03/28/2016 - 10:39

We are happy to report that the School of Information is now a member of the iSchools organization, making us the only iSchool in the state of Arizona!

Vision

The iSchool Caucus seeks to maximize the visibility and influence of its member schools, and... Read more

Post date: Wed, 03/23/2016 - 15:39
The School of Information is currently accepting applications for a part-time Student Worker. MUST HAVE FEDERAL WORK STUDY!
 
Duties: 
  • Performs reception duties such as answering phones and greeting walk-ins.
  • Helps to manage the flow of communication through the office and school; distributes and sends mail and email; photocopies/scan and manages mailing lists.
  • Assist with planning, scheduling and... Read more
Post date: Mon, 03/21/2016 - 09:02

The School of Information now has t-shirts for sale. Be sure to pick yours up in the SI Administrative Office (Harvill 409) today!

  • $10.00
  • Ash grey color
  • Adult sizes S - XL available (90% preshrunk cotton, 10% polyester)
  • Cash or check only

Post date: Fri, 03/18/2016 - 10:50

Greetings, SI(RLS) grad students!

If you’re on librarian listservs, you’re probably starting to see increasing traffic about the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in June, this year in Orlando. I encourage you attend. Do whatever it takes to attend a conference early in your career – if not while you are a student, then soon after. It’s so important to form those human connections – both professionally, and for... Read more

Post date: Mon, 03/07/2016 - 12:22
On March 3rd, the newly created University of Arizona Center for Digital Society and Data Studies gathered a team of experts for a panel discussion, titled “Privacy, Apple, and the FBI”, to debate the tensions that exist between and amid our needs for both privacy and security. 
 
Follow the story at UANews... 
Post date: Mon, 03/07/2016 - 09:54

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