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The University of Arizona and the School of Information seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a strong record of research in data science or computational social science to begin in mid-August 2016. Preference will be given to applicants with a research record focused on health information, eHealth, health networks, environmental science, astronomy, or scholarly work on business behavior and eCommerce. 

Post date: Tue, 12/22/2015 - 11:15
M.A. candidate and Knowledge River scholar, Arminda Sandoval, has been selected as one of six chosen to participate in the 2016 cohort of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Career Enhancement Program (CEP)! Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and ARL member libraries, this program provides MLIS students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups with hands-on experience in research libraries. The ARL Career Enhancement Program... Read more
Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 15:08

SI faculty, Hong Cui, and post-doc researcher, Jin Mao, will be presenting a poster entitled "An Information Extraction Tool for Microbial Characters" at iConference 2016. The work is sponsored by National Science Foundation award DEB-1208567 and is part of the Next Generation Phenomics for the Tree of Life project (http://avatol.org/). The poster reports collaborative work among the School of Information at the University of Arizona, the Department of... Read more

Post date: Tue, 12/08/2015 - 15:18

Throughout the years, The University of Arizona James E. College of Law has benefitted from having a library school on campus, and in 2000, the Cracchiolo Law Library launched the Law Library Fellowship program.  It was the culmination of an idea Associate Dean for Information Services Michael Chiorazzi had been contemplating and planning for several years. Dean Chiorazzi saw the importance of experienced librarians mentoring the next generation of law librarians, as well as the value of... Read more

Post date: Tue, 12/08/2015 - 14:44

Current students, alumni and friends are invited to our first School of Information Fall Graduation Celebration!
Join us to celebrate and congratulate our graduates in December!


What?    SCHOOL OF INFORMATION (SI) FALL GRADUATION CELEBRATION

When?   ... Read more

Post date: Sun, 11/22/2015 - 21:35
Join us to honor 41 years of countless memories as the new School of Information checks out of the "pink motel" and into the Harvill building! 
 
A combination of what was once the School of Information Resources & Library Science (SIRLS) and the School of Information: Science, Technology, and Arts (SISTA), our new home will play host to faculty and students engaged in research and learning around all facets of the information sciences, without regard for... Read more
Post date: Mon, 11/16/2015 - 14:20

Pitching Yourself and Your Brand
Dr. Jessica L. Shumake will be presenting at the Women Techmakers Tucson Hackathon on Saturday, November 14th, 2015, alongside Kara Reed from the Department of English. The presentation will take place in the "SEL 200S: Collaborative Learning Classroom" on the main floor of the University of Arizona Science and Engineering Library from 1:00-2:15 PM. 

 
About the Women Techmakers Tucson Hackathon... Read more
Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 08:23

Attending the 2015 Arizona Library Association conference in Flagstaff, Arizona?

Join the University of Arizona School of Information for a conference welcome reception, featuring delicious hor d'oeuvres and riveting conversation! This reception will be an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and discuss a variety of shared interests with peers from all backgrounds of librarianship. RSVP is not required, but appreciated.

Post date: Thu, 11/12/2015 - 11:27
By Kethia Kong Special to the Arizona Daily Star
 
"Verónica Reyes-Escudero had no idea what she’d find in her uncle’s closet. When she took a shoe box of his films to Home Movie Day at the University of Arizona library, she was shocked to see he had recorded history.
 
The film showed footage of a United Farm Workers march, a union that was co-founded by activist Cesar Chavez. It was a historic moment that Reyes-Escudero had no idea her uncle... Read more
Post date: Mon, 11/09/2015 - 13:02

Dr. Jamie Lee will be presenting about archives this week at the National Women’s Studies Association annual conference on Precarity in Milwaukee, WI.

"As a concept, precarity draws attention to the experiences, structures, and relational aspects of systemic inequality. Focusing on diverse forms of violence, inequality, and harm saturating contemporary life, precarity names a “politically induced condition in which certain populations suffer from failing social and economic... Read more

Post date: Mon, 11/09/2015 - 12:40

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