Through academic programs and research, we are expanding the frontiers of how people access and use information and technology in an evolving world. The University of Maryland College of Information Studies, also known as the UMD iSchool, is driven by the pursuit of big ideas and new discoveries that empower people and inspire communities. From research labs to libraries, we are combining principles of information science with cutting edge technology to foster access to information, improve information interfaces, and expand how information is used in government, education, business, social media, and more. Located just outside of Washington, D.C., the UMD iSchool provides unmatched research, internship, and career opportunities with government agencies, nonprofits, and businesses that shape information science and policy.
A Rich History and Bright Future
Learn more about how the UMD iSchool envisions the future potential of information science.
Learn more about how the UMD iSchool is leading diversity initiatives in the information science field.
Learn more about the UMD iSchool's rich history, rooted in library science and advocacy.
Our Leadership & Team
Dean Keith Marzullo talks about the importance of the UMD iSchool’s work in today’s world.
Our Faculty, Staff and PhD Students work together to provide competitive academic programming and to conduct cutting-edge research.
Information science industry and thought leaders play an active role in fostering the growth and direction of the UMD iSchool.
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We offer a diverse and supportive workplace culture that fosters collaboration, initiative, and creativity.Learn More