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Katie Davis and The App Generation at Town Hall Seattle

Today's digital youth seem inseparable from the fast-changing technologies that define our times. In a world where rotary phones and dial-up internet are unknown concepts, has this generation of digital youth become "app-enabled" and "app-dependent"? In "The App Generation: How Today's Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World," Katie Davis, assistant professor at the iSchool, traces the...

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Play MLIS Alumni Profile: Anna Wiggs at Holy Names Academy

MLIS Alumni Profile: Anna Wiggs at Holy Names Academy

Anna Wiggs (MLIS, 2008) is a librarian at Holy Names Academy where she teaches essential research skills and manages information resources while preparing young students for college.

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Play Alumni Profile: Chris Mathews at Microsoft

Alumni Profile: Chris Mathews at Microsoft

Chris Mathews (Informatics, 2012) is a Market Researcher at Microsoft where he supports internal clients by helping them understand how consumers are using their products. He delivers these results using research methods learned in the program at the iSchool.

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Play MLIS Alumni Profile: Pam Green at Microsoft

MLIS Alumni Profile: Pam Green at Microsoft

Pam Green (MLIS, 2001) is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. Directly after graduation, she started working for the Microsoft library. Currently she works with internal customers at Microsoft helping them with their information discovery needs, focusing on taxonomy and metadata projects.

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Play iOn the Future: Making Technology More Accessible

iOn the Future: Making Technology More Accessible

Jacob Wobbrock is interested in creating accessibility tools to make it easier for people with disabilities to use a computer. Solutions like the Angle Mouse, a software program that improves the efficiency and ease of mouse pointing, and the Pointing Magnifier make a big difference for people with motor impairments. This segment is part of a 60-minute UWTV-produced documentary film...

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Play Alumni Profile: Andrew Morton at Forum One

Alumni Profile: Andrew Morton at Forum One

Informatics (2010) alum Andrew Morton is a developer at Forum One where he assists non-profits and government agencies with all their web needs.

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Play iOn the Future: Study on Access to Technology in Libraries

iOn the Future: Study on Access to Technology in Libraries

The U.S. Impact Study examines the impact of free access to computers and the Internet on the communities served by public and private resources. The study revealed that 77 million people use computers in public libraries and was supported by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and The Institute for Museum and Library Services.

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Play MLIS Alumni Profile: Susan Presley at Serials Solutions

MLIS Alumni Profile: Susan Presley at Serials Solutions

Susan Presley is an MLIS (2005) grad and a Senior Manager, Content Operations at Serials Solutions, where she focuses on content strategy and solving (information) puzzles for her clients.

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Play Early Literacy Study with Eliza Dresang

iOn the Future: Early Literacy Study

Eliza Dresang, Beverly Cleary Professor of Children and Youth Services, is heading a three-year study to discover the impact of incorporating early literacy skills in library story time. This study is supported by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This segment is part of a 60-minute UWTV-produced documentary film about the UW Information School and its...

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Play Alumni Profile: Monica McCool at Satori Software

Alumni Profile: Monica McCool at Satori Software

Monica McCool, MSIM 2010, is a product manager at Satori Software where she researches customers data and market needs and translates them into sustainable business solutions for the company. "It all boils down to people, technology and process," says McCool.

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