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Join the next generation of information researchers, designers, and innovators!

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Jobs at the iSchool

We welcome applicants with diverse academic and work experiences to join our school as educators, staff members, and innovators.

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Diversity & Inclusion

We value diversity and are dedicated to providing an inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds.

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Become an iSchooler

Our students learn how to think critically, make connections, and utilize empathy to help shape the future of information and technology.

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Research at the iSchool

Our research crosses disciplinary divides, bridges the arts and the sciences, and applies human insights to technological advances.

We are Bridgers: Connecting People, Information, and Technology

At the School of Information, we are changing the future by engaging the present and preserving the past. Research and teaching at the iSchool changes the ways that we interact with information and technology, changes how information can make the world a better and fairer place, and changes the ways we protect and preserve our collective memory. 

About the iSchool

Recent Research

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Ahmer Arif Researches Inclusive Digital Literacy for NSF Convergence Accelerator Program

The iSchool's Ahmer Arif will co-lead a research project that aims to reimagine how digital literacy and critical reasoning skills are taught. “Co-designing for Trust: Reimagining Online Literacies With Underserved Communities” is a multidisciplinary collaborative effort with researchers at the Moody College of Communication and the Center for an Informed Public at UW as well as other local institutions in Texas and Washington state. The research team was selected as part of the National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator 2021 cohort.

COVID Data Infrastructures

Amelia Acker Researches COVID Data Infrastructures

Dr. Amelia Acker, an assistant professor at the iSchool, and a team of researchers are currently studying the challenges in producing and maintaining critical COVID-19 data infrastructures. Funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Ford Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Acker investigates in The COVID Data Infrastructure Builders project how community membership, work practices, and technical tools serve to support knowledge production about the COVID-19 crisis.

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Soo Young Rieh to Launch Institute on Artificial Intelligence for Library and Information Profession

Professor Soo Young Rieh is partnering with collaborators from two other universities to launch the IDEA Institute on Artificial intelligence (AI), a two-year project funded by a $208,142 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The institute aims to help library and information professionals to lead in planning, deploying, and implementing artificial intelligence in library settings. A diverse cohort of twenty fellows will be recruited nationwide to attend the Institute, where they will develop conceptual and practical AI knowledge and skills in a collaborative learning environment.