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Coordinated Degrees: The Best of Both Worlds


This event is brought to you by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee iSchool

Date: October 21, 2021 at 4:45 p.m. PT / 6:45 p.m. CT / 7:45 p.m. ET

Explore how subject matter expertise can open the doors to unique career opportunities. Hear from a panel of alumni who've combined their passion and area of interest together with the MLIS degree to earn two Master’s degrees concurrently. This panel will be moderated by Dr. Dietmar Wolfram and will include representation from alums with specialties in areas such as Music Librarianship, Women’s Studies, History, and Archival Studies.

Registration is limited, so sign up today!

Zoom Link: https://wisconsin-edu.zoom.us/j/98642441433?pwd=SG1keEwvQ1VRVmpWSVV4UXFISjFMQT09

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Meet the Speakers

 


DIETMAR WOLFRAM

Senior Associate Dean
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Information Studies

His research interests include scholarly communication, applied informetrics, information retrieval systems design and evaluation, and education for the information professions.


VICTORIA PETERS

Scholarly Communication and Cataloging Librarian,
DePauw University

Victoria Peters is the Scholarly Communication and Cataloging Librarian at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana where she is responsible for metadata creation and maintenance in the library catalog in addition to management of the campus institutional repository. She holds a BA in Music History from Luther College (Decorah, IA) and a Coordinated Masters Degree in Library and Information Science and Music History and Literature from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. At UWM Victoria worked in the Golda Mier Library as a Graduate Student Assistant in both the Collection and Resource Management division as well as the Music Library and served on the executive committee for the ALA Student Chapter at SOIS. She is active in various professional organizations such as MLA and ALA and her research interests include Open Educational Resource education for faculty and open access publishing.



REBECKAH BAIN

Junior Fellow,
Library of Congress Manuscript Division

From Milwaukee, Wisconsin, I received my undergraduate degree in Public and Policy History and German from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2018. I attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for the coordinated programs option, receiving my MA in History and MLIS with an Archival Studies Concentration in 2021. After graduation, I worked as a Junior Fellow at the Library of Congress in the Manuscript Division, accomplishing projects with the Presidential Papers, which are available on their digital collections. 


GEORGIA BROWN

Public Services Librarian,
American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Georgia Brown is the Public Services Librarian at the American Geographical Society Library. Her job includes working with students, researchers, and community members with their research in addition to helping UWM's professors use AGSL materials in their teaching. She graduated from UWM with a Master of Library & Information Science degree and a Master of Arts in History.

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