Joe Janes interviewed by Michigan public radio on the future of libraries


Joe Janes, Chair of Library and Information Science at the University of Washington and the Founding Director of the Internet Public Library joined, along with David Votta, the Community Engagement Library at Midwest Collaborative for Library Services were interviewed by Cynthia Canty for the program Stateside, a regular broadcast of Michigan Radio in Ann Arbor, MI. Read more


Denmark Exploration Seminar funded by Scan|Design Foundation


iSchool Faculty Trent Hill and Nancy Gershenfeld have received a grant of $42,000 from the Scan|Design Foundation by Inger and Jens Bruun to fund the 2013 iSchool Denmark Exploration Seminar (iDES). The 4-week program is held in collaboration with the Royal School of Library and Information Science (RSLIS) at the University of Copenhagen. Participating students include 17 from three programs at the iSchool and 10 international students from RSLIS, Humboldt University in Berlin and Wuhan University in China. Read more