The mission of RGIR
is to promote and stimulate research in different aspects of information retrieval (IR) including: but not limited to: information behavior, human computer interaction with IR systems, IR evaluation, IR design, information visualization, and multimedia retrieval.
The Knowledge Organization Research Group
is designed to facilitate the discovery and development of knowledge in the field of information organization by established researchers and new scholars in library and information studies and related disciplines.
The mission of the Social Studies of Information Research Group (SSIRG) is to promote inquiry and pedagogy in the historical, social and cultural dimensions of information at its most fundamental levels, including information institutions, practices, industries, technologies, disciplines, users, policies, and ethics.