Innovation through Information

Here you will focus on the knowledge, theory, and technology dealing with the collection of both traditional and digital information resources, and the user-oriented processes and methods involved in their manipulation, storage, dissemination, publication and retrieval. Come along to build competencies in information science, library science, and data science. Students can study in a variety of concentrations such as information organization, information architecture, human information behavior and use, health informatics, knowledge management, and librarianship (including public or academic librarianship, and specialized areas such as medical, law, music, children and young adult, and school librarianship), archival science, modern information processing and retrieval systems, digitization, digital libraries, and emerging areas such as data science and data analytics, digital curation and data visualization. 

News

The Department of Information Science (DIS) is pleased to announce that five DIS faculty have been awarded two grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

As one of 32 projects selected by the Laura Bush 21st... read more

The Department of Information Science is pleased to announce that Drs. Oksana Zavalina and Maurice Wheeler have been promoted to the rank of full professor.

Born and raised in Ukraine, Dr. Oksana L. Zavalina received her... read more

The Medical Library Association provides specializations in four areas, and two Department of Information Science courses have been approved to count towards Level II specializations in... read more