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Banned Hispanic Heritage Books

September 19, 2022 | Camille Rogers
INFO College recommends books that acknowledge Hispanic Heritage Month and Banned Books Week.

Pride Month Celebrations Around the Region, LGBTQ+ Resources

June 1, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
A compilation of resources and local events in honor of Pride Month, brought to you by the College of Information Studies.

(Video) ALA Lecture Series: ALA President Patty Wong

May 16, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
Wong shares her 37-year journey with the ALA and the association's ongoing commitment to equity and inclusion.
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(Video) Search Mastery Speaker Series: Manchester vs. Cranfield

May 5, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
A discussion about why we answer questions, and how a new paradigm can justify crafting search queries that go beyond information seeking.
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(Video) GEM Analytics Industry Expert Series: Data and Its Application in a Streaming Media Company

May 3, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
How data is used at a streaming media company to shape the future of content.
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Jewish American Heritage at UMD

May 2, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
This month, UMD recognizes the impact of Jewish Americans at the University and beyond. Here the iSchool compiles a list of resources, events, an …

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Putting the ‘AR’ into Art

April 28, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
Two immersive media projects developed by iSchool students featured in Arts for All showcase.
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(Video) Dean’s Lecture Series: Technology for the Vulnerable – Studies in Designing for Access to Basic Needs

April 18, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
Dr. Ronald Metoyer presents two projects his lab is developing to bridge the gap between tech innovation access and vulnerable populations who ca …
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(Video) SoDa Symposium: Universal Adaptability – A Target-Independent Approach to Inference

April 14, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
Drs. Christoph Kern and Michael P. Kim present framework for ensuring protections of subpopulations and unbiased algorithmic conclusions in resea …