Information school

An Information School (sometimes abbreviated I-school or iSchool ) is a university- level institution committed to understanding the role of information in nature and human endeavors. Synonyms include “School of Information”, “Department of Information Studies”, or “Information Department”. Information Schools faculty conduct research into The fundamental aspects of information and related technologies . In addition to granting academic degrees , information schools educate information professionals, researchers, and scholars for an increasingly information-driven world .

Information school can also refer to the members of the iSchools organization (formerly the iSchools Project), as governed by the iCaucus. [1] [2] Members of this group share information, technology, and science. These schools, colleges, and departments-have-been-have gold Either newly Established Evolved from programs Focused on information systems , library science , informatics , computer science , library and information science and information science .

Info schools Promote an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the Opportunities and Challenges of management information , with a commitment to core concepts like universal access and user-centered organization of information. The field is concerned broadly with questions of design and preservation across information spaces, from digital and virtual spaces like online communities, the World Wide Web, and libraries, museums, archives, and other repositories. Information school degree programs include courses in areas such as architecture , design , economics , policy , retrieval , Security , and telecommunications ; Knowledge management , user experience design, and usability ; Conservation and preservation , including digital preservation ; Librarianship and library administration ; The sociology of information ; And human-computer interaction . Including digital preservation ; Librarianship and library administration ; The sociology of information ; And human-computer interaction . Including digital preservation ; Librarianship and library administration ; The sociology of information ; And human-computer interaction .

See also

  • Education for librarianship
  • Information age
  • List of Information Schools
  • Outline of information science
  • Outline of library science
  • Systems science

References

  1. Jump up^ About the iCaucus, governing body of the iSchools
  2. Jump up^ The iSchools Welcome Nanjing and Tampere as New Additions; Now Boast 33 Members Worldwide

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