The University of Maryland College of Information Studies (UMD iSchool) is a top-ranked research and teaching college where faculty, staff, and students are passionate about using information and technology to break down barriers and create exciting new possibilities.

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Expanding the frontiers how information and technology is accessed, used, and leveraged to empower individuals and communities.  

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Working with community, academic, and industry partners to create information science solutions and create learning and career opportunities for students.

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Offering Bachelor, Master, PhD, and Certificate programs to prepare the next generation of information professionals and researchers. 

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Info College Faculty and Alumna Publish New Book on Information Literacy and Disinformation

August 5, 2022 |

Dr. Paul T. Jaeger co-authored “Foundations of Information Literacy,” the first book to offer frameworks for tackling information literacy and di …

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3 Faculty Members Awarded $1.4 Million to Develop Library and Archival Services

August 2, 2022 | Camille Rogers

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program awarded 3 Professors funding which supports the tra …

A farmer tends crops in Uganda, an area where bias in AI algorithms monitoring global crop health might misinterpret data due to a lack of knowledge of local growing methods. Photo by Nuno Almeida, Dreamstime.com

A farmer tends crops in Uganda, an area where bias in AI algorithms monitoring global crop health might misinterpret data due to a lack of knowledge of local growing methods. Photo by Nuno Almeida, Dreamstime.com

UMD Co-leads $750K NSF, Amazon Project to Tackle AI Bias in Mapping

July 20, 2022 | Rachael Grahame | Maryland Today

INFO College’s Dr. Sergii Skakun will play a key role in building the system that could enable fairer, safer decisions on resource distribution

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Two UMD Info College PhD Students Awarded ALA Spectrum Doctoral Fellowships

July 15, 2022 |

This year’s Fellows will work to expand social justice curricula and increase support for doctoral students and faculty in LIS fields.

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