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UMD Info College Welcomes New Associate Professor Amelia Gibson

May 25, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

Dr. Gibson will also be stepping into the Associate Director role for the Info College’s Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC).

UMD Info College Welcomes New Associate Professor Sheena Erete

May 25, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

Dr. Erete looks to build new community partnerships and engage the local community surrounding UMD in meaningful ways.

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.

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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.

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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.