TASCHA Works to Strengthen Libraries

The Technology & Social Change group aims to make research on public libraries more usable. Read more...

Internships Offer Work Experience and Transferable Skills

Alaska Airlines partners with the iSchool to provide summer internships for Informatics and MSIM students. Read more...

Community Counts

Our inclusive community fosters an environment that furthers our goals and enables us to take on active roles in both local and global conversations.

'Dream Job' for new MSIM Chair

Sean McGann’s business smarts led him to the iSchool, where he is newly in charge of the MSIM and iAffiliate programs. Read more...

Big Data for Social Good

That's the mission of DataLab, the nexus for research on Data Science and Analytics at the iSchool. Read more...

Capstone Projects are a Key Component of Every Degree

The 2015 Capstone award winners: Social Impact, Commercial Potential, Audience Favorites. Read more...

Fun and Games in the Classroom

Jin Ha Lee, an avid gamer and the new chair of the iSchool's Master of Library and Information Science program, brings her passion for video games to her work. Read more...

What is an iSchool?

Who are we?

We are a community of professionals focused on diverse areas of expertise relating to the study of information and its use by people and organizations.

What do we do?

We prepare information leaders. We research the problems and opportunities of information. We design solutions to information challenges. We make information work.

Why do we do it?

We are inspired by information. We want to help people achieve their potential and harness the capacity of information as an agent for positive change.

How do we do it?

We conduct rigorous research, create challenging academic programs, tackle key social and technical problems in the information field and strengthen the link between users of information and designers of information systems.