Research News

Scholars at the School of Communication and Information take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans the fields of information science, library studies, communication, journalism and media studies.

Driving Engagement Around Policymaking

A research team led by Professor Itzhak Yanovitzky and Associate Professor of Communication Professor Matthew Weber created a knowledge portal to evaluate how web-based resources can be used to encourage policymakers and advocates to download policy briefs.

Nicholas Belkin Named the First Recipient of the ASIS&T Fellow Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) has named Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Library and Information Science Nicholas Belkin its inaugural ASIS&T Fellow. The Award “recognizes individuals who have made substantial and sustained contributions to ASIS&T and the broader field of Information Science,” ASIS&T said.

Assistant Dean Sharon Stoerger Drafted Critical AI Literacy Resource Ahead of Upcoming AI Symposium

Artificial Intelligence (AI), one of our society’s hottest topics, is intensely debated, often hyped, and rarely understood. Critical AI at Rutgers, an interdisciplinary initiative, organized and led through a steering committee with support from the Center for Cultural Analysis and the Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, is a leader in the study of this profoundly social and cultural phenomenon.

Bettering New Jersey Together

SC&I has launched a new website to showcase current and past research by SC&I faculty members that directly impacts the lives of New Jersey residents.

Ten Ways to Support Your Immigrant Colleagues

"We can help academic immigrants feel valued as well as develop their sense of belonging as full participants in our institutions,” wrote SC&I Interim Dean Dafna Lemish.