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The iSchools organization is a consortium of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field.

These schools, colleges, and departments have been newly created or are evolving from programs formerly focused on specific tracks such as information technology, library science, informatics, information science, and more.

While each individual iSchool has its own strengths and specializations, together they share a fundamental interest in the relationships between information, people, and technology.

iSchools Vision
The iSchool Caucus seeks to maximize the visibility and influence of its member schools, and their interdisciplinary approaches to harnessing the power of information and technology, and maximizing the potential of humans. We envision a future in which the iSchool Movement has spread around the world, and the information field is widely recognized for creating innovative systems and designing information solutions that benefit individuals, organizations, and society. iSchool graduates will fill the personnel and leadership needs of organizations of all types and sizes; and our areas of research and inquiry will attract strong support and have profound impacts on society and on the formulation of policy from local to international levels.

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iConference

Registration for iConference 2018 is now OPEN, with discounted early rates available through Jan. 19. Click here to get started.

In addition, our Venu section will assist you with booking accommodations, planning travel, visas and more. Click here to start planning your trip.

2018 decison notifications have been sent, and we again thank all authors for their submissions. Submitting authors can log into their ConfTool account to view the results of the reviewing process.

iConference 2018 will take place March 25-28, 2018, in Sheffield, UK. The conference theme is Transforming Digital Worlds, and is jointly hosted by the University of Sheffield’s Information School and the iSchool at Northumbria. Papers accepted for presentation will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science.

The iConference is an international gathering of scholars and researchers concerned with critical information issues in contemporary society. All information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome—affiliation with the iSchools is not required. For more information and links to past proceedings, visit our About the iConference page.

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