Coming out of the attic tonight…

A group of approximately 50 library and information practitioners, scholars, and aspirants will begin their collaboration tonight with a reception and discussion to shape the plans for the weekend.  Sarah Wadsworth and Melodie Fox will share a presentation entitled, “The 1893 Woman’s Building Library Database: Out of the Ashes, Onto the Internet”.

“Out of the Attic and Into the Stacks” Feminism in LIS Unconference: Day One
Friday, March 9, 2012
7pm – 9pm

Location: University of WI-Milwaukee Student Union Fireside Lounge
2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Support for this unconference is provided by:

  • The Center for Information Policy Research and the School of Information Studies at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • The Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • The School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • The Wisconsin Women Library Workers


Unconference Details

Thank you to those who have registered for the “Out of the Attic, Into the Stacks” Feminism in LIS Unconference scheduled for March 9-11, 2012 at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

For details on accommodations, the agenda, and meeting locations, visit

If this is your first unconference experience, check out to learn more about the unconference format.  They say it’s “Like a conference, only better!”

To prepare for the discussions you may choose to read an article or start a book that was recommended by other unconference participants at  If you have any other resources, websites, videos that would be of interest, please add to this list and to our zotero group bibliography.

Follow us on Twitter for updates about the event @FeminismLIS and participate in the Twitter conversation with the hashtag #feminismLIS.

We look forward to an enriching weekend!