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Mission & Vision

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MISSION

The Schoolof Information is concerned with interdisciplinary approaches to better understand the complexities, innovations, and challenges of a global and technologically complex information society. We are interested in impacting how people interact with information and technology, and the knowledge, tools, and processes that empower people in a variety of contexts at micro and macro levels.

VALUES

The core values of the School of Information are:

  • Advocacy and promotion of intellectual freedom, literacy, and information access;
  • High-quality, accessible educational programs that prepare leadersin the discipline;
  • Bridging the gap between research and practice by generatingnew knowledge, processes, and tools geared toward understanding and improving the role of information in people’s lives;
  • Meaningful collaborations with community partners.