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Apply for the Raven Award to Gain Experience at the Reuther Library - Applications Due 12/6!
A fish eye view of campus from the roof of Mackenzie Hall on Warren Ave.The Walter P. Reuther Library invites...
DAMON J. KEITH STUDENT ASSISTANTSHIP
This is an opportunity for a graduate student to work with a unique information work! The Damon J. Keith Center,...
SIS Alumnus Inducted into ARMA International Company of Fellows
SIS alumnus William LeFevre (MLIS '90) has been inducted into the ARMA International Company of Fellows at the October 2020...
Gain Experience as a Research Assistant Working on an IMLS Grant! Applications due Nov. 10!
Gain practical hands-on experience during graduate school while contributing to an exciting research project. Faculty member, Dr. Chris D'Arpa, is...
SIS Alumna Cathleen Russ Named 2019 MLA Librarian of the Year
From Michigan Library Association (MLA) press release: School of Information Sciences alumna Cathleen Russ has been named the 2019 MLA...
Experimental School Library Media Specialist Program Accepting Applications for Winter 2020 and Spring Summer 2020 admission
The Experimental School Library Media Specialist Program at the School of Information Sciences seeks to address the critical shortage in...
Alternative Spring Break Staycation at the Reuther
By Colleen Cirocco Have you ever romanticized a career only to realize that your expectations did not match reality? Friends...
Wayne State University and partners awarded $475,785 federal grant to study health and wellness programming in small and rural public libraries
Dr. Christine D'Arpa, Assistant ProfessorWayne State University School of Information Sciences Assistant Professor Christine D'Arpa, along with colleagues from the...
Alternative Spring Break at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library
By Belle Teesdale, MLIS Student My Alternative Spring Break assignment took me to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in...
Alternative Spring Break at Michigan State University Archives
By Erin Zimmerman, MLIS Student Michigan State University Archives, East Lansing While the assignment itself, a week of doing shelf...
SIS at the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) 2019 Conference
The School of Information Sciences at Wayne State University will be well represented at the annual conference for the Association...
MLIS Practicum at Eastern Michigan University
By: Samuel Schmaltz My time with Eastern Michigan University gave my valuable experience with handling collections that expanded on what...
#ALTSB19 - Maryland State Archives
By Ana Corral, MLIS '19 Reblogged from https://anathebookworm.wordpress.com/2019/04/02/altsb19-maryland-state-archives/ This past March I got to spend a few glorious days in...
Internship at National Archives and Record Administration in Chicago
By Brian Schamber, MLIS Student My internship with the National Archives and Record Administration at Chicago was a very informative...
Processing the Congregation Beth Ahm papers at the Jewish Community Archives (JCA)
By Laura Williams, MLIS student The Practicum experience as a MLIS student was some of the most valuable hours of...
My Time at the Walter P. Reuther Library
By Chris Wisswell Nine weeks ago, I started working in an archives department for the first time as an intern...
Attention Archival Students - SIS Industry Mentor Program is Back for Fall 2019
The School of Information Sciences, in collaboration with the Wayne State Alumni Association, will continue to offer its Industry Mentorship...
Graduate Student Research Assistant needed for Fall 2019
Are you interested in gaining practical hands-on experience during graduate school while contributing to an exciting research project? We are...
Apply for the Michael Wells Digital Librarianship Endowed Scholars Fund - Applications Due 8/21!
The Michael Wells Digital Librarianship Endowed Scholars Fund was established to preserve UAW and Damon Keith collections utilizing digital technologies....
Tom Walker selected as associate dean of Wayne State University School of Information Sciences
Following a nationwide search, Tom Walker, Ph.D., was recently selected as the associate dean of the Wayne State University School...
In Remembrance: Judith J. (Judy) Field (1939-2019)
Judy Field, a retired faculty member from the School of Information Sciences (SIS), Wayne State University, died June 29, 2019....
Libraries, Instagram and the future of social media
First there was the telephone, then there was the fax. Then came cellphones, text messages and bitmojis. Along the way,...
Wayne State Library System cycling team to raise funds for student emergency grant
For the second year in a row, the Wayne State Library System is forming a cycling team to ride in...
Diversity and inclusion critical to the collections at the Walter Reuther Library
On Tuesday, June 11, at Wayne State University's Walter Reuther Library, four university archivists took part in a panel discussion...
Calling Archival Students for Summer Projects
SIS has at least four projects for the summer. If you are interested in one of them, please email Archival...