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Senior Associate Dean Moves to New Opportunities After a Decade of Service

May 23, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
The College reflects on the visionary prowess and “can-do” attitude of Dr. Brian Butler as he steps into new leadership role.

(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.
Manchester Town Hall

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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.
The Maryland State House in Annapolis

The Maryland State House in Annapolis

New Law Ensures Equivalent Access to Digital Tools for All of Maryland’s K-12 Students

May 5, 2022 | Liz Zogby
Trace Center Director and iSchool professor Jonathan Lazar contributed to and testified in support of the bill to bring an accessibility requirem …

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The Search for Wisdom, Understanding, and Knowledge

May 4, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
How Jewish ethics and law can be applied to new technological discoveries of the online environment, the arts, and more.
A tablet laying diagonally on a red surface with the Netflix app open.

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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.

Jane Robbins (left) and Mary Keefer (right), 1988. Image courtesy of the UW-Madison School of Library and Information Studies Digital Collection.

Alumni Profile: Jane Robbins, PhD ‘72

May 2, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
The iSchool catches up with the its first PhD graduate as she shares her legacy as one of the most influential leaders in library science educati …
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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 …