News and Announcements

SIS Lunch Time Webinar Series Returns for Fall 2018

October 24, 2018

The popular Lunch Time Webinar series, hosted by the Wayne State University School of Information Sciences, has returned for the Fall 2018 semester. These informative one-hour events are open to the public.

Lunch Time Webinars are free but you must RSVP to receive the event link and follow up event recording.

Digital Publishing in Libraries – November 1 at Noon EDT
Join Dr. Cheryl E. Ball, Director of the Wayne State Digital Publishing Collaborative, as she shares information about the state of digital publishing, provides information on current projects at Wayne State, and shares easy ways for libraries of all types to embrace digital publishing.

Libraries that Podcast -  November 19 at Noon EST
Interested in podcasting at your library? Wondering how it can impact your library community? Concerned about the pros and cons or unsure of where to even start? Then be sure to join us for this Lunch Time Webinar featuring library podcasters! Mary Jo Staal, School Media Specialist at Hudsonville Christian School, will join us to discuss her book talk podcast that entices her students in grades K-5 to explore new titles and read more. Troy Eller English and Dan Golodner, Archivists at the Reuther Library at Wayne State University, will share their experiences with podcasting and how they have used podcasting to highlight specific collections and interview researchers.

Fake News, Misinformation, and Libraries – December 5 at Noon EST
Join Sandra Svoboda (MLIS '17) of Detroit Public Television and SIS Associate Professor Dr. Laura Sheble as they discuss fake news, misinformation, and the role of libraries in helping people sift through truth and lies.

Questions? Contact Christine Ayar Illichmann, SIS Communications Coordinator, at