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The iSchool at Rutgers University

Get to Know the LIS Concentration (iSchool)

The Library and Information Science  (LIS) area of concentration (also known as iSchool) in our interdisciplinary Ph.D. provides an excellent environment for research in such areas as Human Information Behavior; Information Retrieval, Language and Communication; Information Agencies and Artifacts; Learning, Youth, Information and Technology; and Social and Community Informatics. The school includes world-renowned faculty who lead and teach in these areas. Their accomplishments are reflected in a large pool of scholarly publications, awards and grants.

During the past academic year, our doctoral students involved in various research projects, and produced 106 publications in edited books and journals. Additionally, our doctoral students also made 222 conference presentations at regional, national and international conferences. They received 22 awards for scholarly and professional work, and were awarded 26 research fellowships and scholarships and eight grants.