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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

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

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