News and Announcements

#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...
SIS Faculty Receive Funding for Big Data and Autism Research
SIS faculty Dr. Xiangmin Zhang and Dr. Deborah Charbonneau teamed up with colleagues from Computer Science and Education at WSU...
Fall 2019 - Courses to Consider
Do you still need to register for your fall 2019 classes? Take a look at the selected classes below in...
SIS Alumna Named Dean of University of Kentucky Libraries
SIS alumnus Doug Way (MLIS '03) has been named the Dean of University of Kentucky Libraries. Read the full announcement...
School of Information Sciences Seeks Students and Alumni for Summer Industry Mentorship program
The School of Information Sciences is collaborating with the Wayne State Alumni Association to offer its Industry Mentorship program again...
Congratulations to SIS Adjunct, Cole Hudson - New Lead Librarian Position
SIS adjunct faculty member, Cole Hudson, will be leaving Wayne State University Libraries for a new role in North Carolina....
SIS Alumna Named One of American Libraries 2019 Emerging Leaders
SIS Alumna Sheila Garcia (MLIS '17) was recently named one of the 2019 Emerging Leaders in American Libraries Magazine. She...
SIS Archival Students Complete New Industry Mentorship Program
The School of Information Sciences recently concluded the first semester of its new Industry Mentorship program. The program partners with...
Check out these examples of Diversity Fellowship Positions!
Diversity Fellow Librarian The Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks a creative and innovative librarian with a commitment to serving diverse...
Meet the Candidates for SIS Associate Dean
This is a very important time for new leadership in the School of Information Sciences. We are excited to invite...
MLA 2019 Proposals Due March 31st
The MLA 2019 Annual Conference work group seeks a variety of program and poster proposals on topics addressing the wide...
SIS Associate Professor Kafi Kumasi speaks at SXSW
On March 5, SIS Associate Professor Kafi Kumasi was a featured speaker on a policy panel at the SXSW EDU...
Q&A with Lance Werner "" Candidate for ALA Presidency and SIS Alumnus
Lance Werner (MLIS '04) is currently running for the 2020-21 American Library Association presidency. Library Journal has published a Q&A...