Study Abroad Course – In the U.K. Archive

The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is excited to announce a study abroad opportunity for students interested in archival studies. Course Description: In the U.K. Archive: Explore archives and the information professions in the United Kingdom! The Continue reading Study Abroad Course – In the U.K. Archive

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill SILS Summer Seminars to Prague and London

Registration is now open for The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill SILS summer seminars to Prague and London. These two-week seminars, scheduled for May 15-28, 2016, are open to all library and information science students, as well as Continue reading The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill SILS Summer Seminars to Prague and London

Cliff Missen, Director of Widernet, will speak about “Overcoming the Digital Divide”

On Tuesday, September 22 Cliff Missen, Director of Widernet (at UNC), will speak about “Overcoming the Digital Divide”. from 2:30-3:30 in Hornbake 4115. Cliff has over 25 years professional experience in computers, networking, multimedia design, and applications development. At the WiderNet Continue reading Cliff Missen, Director of Widernet, will speak about “Overcoming the Digital Divide”

iSchool Student Explore Services for a Knowledge-based Economy in Namibia

Follow along with the iSchool’s Education Abroad program as students travel to Namibia’s and learn about library development, higher education, and information infrastructure abroad. Namibia is a democratic, stable nation in southwest Africa, with a goal to become a knowledge-based economy by the Continue reading iSchool Student Explore Services for a Knowledge-based Economy in Namibia

MLS Student Paul Boccaccio Awarded National Security Education Program Boren Fellowship

Second year MLS student, Paul Boccaccio has been awarded a 2015 National Security Education Program David L. Boren Fellowship to study Swahili in Tanzania and conduct a research project on the information needs of farmers in Morogoro and surrounding regions. The Continue reading MLS Student Paul Boccaccio Awarded National Security Education Program Boren Fellowship

iSchool Abroad! Namibia

New University of Maryland iSchool Study Abroad Opportunity: Developing Services for a Knowledge-Based Economy through Namibian Libraries  Join the iSchool at the University of Maryland in Namibia! Namibia, a thriving, democratic, picturesque country in Southern Africa, is investing heavily in its Continue reading iSchool Abroad! Namibia

Study Abroad in Russia, Namibia, or Scotland!

The information session about the iSchool’s proposed Summer 2014 Education Abroad short courses to Russia, Namibia, and Scotland — as well as the international course scheduled for the Spring 2014 semester — is scheduled on Wednesday, October 23rd, in Hornbake Continue reading Study Abroad in Russia, Namibia, or Scotland!