School of Information Sciences


The School of Information Sciences at Illinois is recognized as a premier institution, consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top library and information science schools. For more than 120 years, the iSchool has prepared students for careers as leaders in information professions and research. As one of the oldest LIS schools in the country, the School was instrumental in developing the methods used in library and information science today. Our faculty, staff, and students are leaders in the field, recognized for their expertise and the impact of their scholarly contributions. Drawing on the resources of the University as well as on collaborations with scholars around the world and corporate sector partners, our researchers conduct research in a variety of areas including data science, information retrieval, librarianship, and much more, using multidisciplinary approaches to address key global challenges found at the intersection of people, information, and technology.

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  • Bertram C. Bruce (2014-12)
    Blog posts from a Fulbright Specialist Grant to work at Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi in May and June 2014.


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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2016-12)
    During the Fall of 2016, I was invited to visit Nepal. King's College in Kathmandu hosted my stay. Working with Kathmandu Living Labs, Karkhana, Teach for Nepal, and other organizations, we held a workshop to learn about ...


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  • Bertram C. Bruce (Peter Lang, 2015)
    Jane Addams was a social reformer and one of the founders of the field of sociology. She worked to create better working conditions for immigrants, for the control of dis- ease and the development of public health, in the ...


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  • Applegate, Kelly J. (2017-06-29)
    Written in partial fulfillment of LIS580 LEA, Rare Books and Special Collections Librarianship. An essay on issues of tribal material stewardship and curation in special collections.


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  • Nazarova, Muzhgan; Bruce, Bertram C.; Bishop, Ann Peterson (2006-03)
    Making the inquiry into student learning a key component in Library and Information Science (LIS) education and increasing learning by fostering individual inquiry and developing a community that will support such an inquiry ...


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