WISE: An Online Consortial Initiative to Build Multi-Institutional Capacity for Library & Information Science Education

Total Funding to Date



  • Linda C. Smith

Web-based Information Science Education (WISE) is a unique and groundbreaking opportunity in online education. Leading library and information science schools have extended their reach on a global basis to broaden the educational opportunities available to students. WISE uses advanced online technology to enrich education and foster relationships among students, faculty, and universities. The vision of this initiative is to provide a collaborative distance education model that will increase the quality, access, and diversity of online education opportunities in library and information science.


Funding Agencies

  • Institute of Museum and Library Services – $257,427.00