The Ethics of Big Data

By Nicole Etter The modern era of connectivity is, in many ways, a researcher’s paradise. Research is built upon data, and everyday life creates unprecedented cascades of raw information about people. It flows from social media, mobile apps, internet searches… Read More

Call for Proposals

SOIS students are invited to showcase their work by participating in the 2018 annual Student Research Day.  Participation can take the form of either papers or posters based on students’ course projects or professional work.

50th Anniversary Reception

Please join us as we celebrate the School of Information Studies 50th Anniversary during the Annual WLA Conference! All past and present SOIS Alumni, Students, Faculty, Staff and Friends are invited to attend. Wednesday, October 26, 2016 5:30pm – 8:00pm… Read More

Faculty Publications and Research

Faculty Publications

The School of Information Studies ranks 4th Internationally and 2nd in the U.S./Canada in contributions to LIS Literature. Check out our most recent faculty publications and learn more about the diverse research initiatives at SOIS. Visit:

2016 Student Research Day

In the Spring Semester the SOIS Research Committee hosts the Student Research Conference. Students are invited to submit paper proposals based on their research papers, critical literature surveys or designed research projects. Students may also submit poster proposals to share… Read More

SOIS 50th Anniversary

We invite students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and members of the School of Information Studies community to join us in Celebration of the Schools 50th Anniversary. Please join us and help us mark this milestone!

The Zucherberg Files: New Scholarly Archive

School of Information Studies

CIPR Director, Dr. Michael Zimmer, has launched a new project called “The Zuckerberg Files“, a digital archive of all public utterances of Facebook’s founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. It includes transcripts and bibliographic data of all publicly-available content representing the… Read More