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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UMD iSchool News

(Video) ALA Lecture Series: ALA President Patty Wong

May 16, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

Wong shares her 37-year journey with the ALA and the association’s ongoing commitment to equity and inclusion.

Manchester Town Hall

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(Video) Search Mastery Speaker Series: Manchester vs. Cranfield

May 5, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

A discussion about why we answer questions, and how a new paradigm can justify crafting search queries that go beyond information seeking.

The Maryland State House in Annapolis

The Maryland State House in Annapolis

New Law Ensures Equivalent Access to Digital Tools for All of Maryland’s K-12 Students

May 5, 2022 | Liz Zogby

Trace Center Director and iSchool professor Jonathan Lazar contributed to and testified in support of the bill to bring an accessibility requirem …

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