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LIS Puts Information in Context

The Department of Library and Information Science provides a unique perspective on the profound impact information makes on people and society as a whole. Whether your course of study is our highly ranked MLIS program, our engaging Information Technology and Informatics program, or our interdisciplinary Ph.D. program, you will learn to lead in information rich contexts and systems. From knowledge management to children’s literature; from digital libraries to information interfaces and economics to the design and evaluation of information to information services, and information agencies, you will set a course leading to a meaningful career.

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How People Search: What They Get Right, What They Get Wrong

How well do people search on Google? Join us on Friday April 25 from 11:00am-12:00pm in the Faculty Lounge (room 323) when Google's Dr. Daniel Russell will present some findings about search behavior combining field work, lab studies, and logs analysis.

The Web Changes Everything

The Web is a dynamic, ever-changing collection of information, and the changes can affect, drive, and interfere with people's information seeking activities. Jaime Teevan will be here on May 6 to speak about how and why people revisit Web content that has changed, and how understanding the association between change and revisitation might improve browser, crawler, and search engine design.

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What Does Your Future Look Like? 
Select the Right LIS Program for You

The growth of our LIS programs reflects the rapid upswing in technology-related careers. Our undergraduate and graduate programs prepare you to meet the challenges of traditional and emerging information/technology fields.


Learn More About the LIS Department

Our highly cited faculty, recognized in engaging in original research, address leading-edge topics, including social media networks, digital learning environments and human information behavior.