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 2018 was a tremendous sucess, attracting more than 450 delegates to Sheffield. We thank everyone for their participation. Visit the iConference website for more about our recenlty concluded event.

Mark your calendars for iConference 2019, which takes place next year, March 31 – April 3, in College Park, Maryland. You can check out the advance website now, and the Call for Participation will be circulated soon.

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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