As the director of the Center for Information Policy Research, I’m pleased to announce this opportunity for UW-Milwaukee faculty: Call for Applicants: CIPR Senior Research Fellow The Center for Information Policy Research (CIPR) is seeking a Senior Research Fellow for the 2012-2013 academic year.
The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Social Studies of Information for the 2012-2013 academic year, to work closely with the School’s newly established Social Studies of Information Research Group (SSIRG).
The postdoctoral fellowship is designed for recent PhDs who are interested in research and pedagogy in the historical, social and cultural dimensions of information at its most fundamental levels, including information institutions, practices, industries, technologies, disciplines, users, policies, and ethics.
I’ve received a preview copy of an important forthcoming volume, “Design and Ethics: Reflections on Practice,” edited by Emma Felton, Oksana Zelenko, Suzi Vaughan. This book marks an important contribution to the growing “ethical design” or “values in design” community of scholars and practitioners. From the publisher: The value of design for contributing to environmental [...]
I’m honored and thrilled to be a part of an online symposium featuring Julie Cohen‘s important new book, Configuring the Networked Self: Law, Code, and the Play of Everyday Practice, hosted at Concurring Opinions the week of March 5. Thanks to Danielle Citron for organizing! Full announcement below: During the week of March 5, we’re [...]
Each year the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee issues a research report highlighting some of the innovative and influential research within our campus community. I feel privileged to be featured in the 2011 edition (PDF, page 34). Here’s an excerpt from my story: Limiting the danger of new technologies The Internet, the Web, search engines, social media [...]
Overcoming Barriers to Information Access: Educating the Next Generation of Library and Information Science Leaders
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Information Studies has recently been awarded a large IMLS grant to support six new PhD students pursuing research in overcoming barriers to information access. Details here and here, and below: Overcoming Barriers to Information Access (B2A): Educating the Next Generation of Library and Information Science Leaders Doctoral Fellowships Funded [...]
I’m pleased to announce that the School of Information Studies and the Center for Information Policy Research at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellow in information policy. We are targeting to select someone to join us in August 2010, so timing is tight. Application deadline is April 30. Details below, [...]
I have a summer research opportunity for an incoming UW-Milwaukee freshman interested in libraries, Web 2.0, and information ethics and policy. The Office of Undergraduate Research is again sponsoring the UR@UWM Summer Research program. Selected students are invited to campus for four weeks during the summer (July 12-August 6) to engage in cutting edge research [...]
On the heels of Open Access Day at UW-Milwaukee, held as part of the first international Open Access Week, it was announced that the UWM Libraries has successfully negotiated a contract with the Elsevier publishing company that will provide increased access to scholarly journals and reduce costs to UWM. From the announcement sent by Rita [...]
The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is now accepting applications for 2010 enrollment for its PhD program in Information Studies. Details below, and feel free to contact me with any questions or advice. The School of Information Studies (SOIS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is accepting applications for fall of [...]