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School of Information Science


Welcome to the School of Information Science. I am excited that you are interested in learning more about our programs.

The School of Information Science focuses on educating future information professionals who engage in information management and services designed to connect people, information and technology through communication. The School offers an undergraduate minor in information science, a major in information communication technology, two master’s degrees in information communication technology and library science and a graduate certificate in instructional communication. Our faculty are productive researchers and caring educators with a wide range of specialties in information science and communication. Our faculty are deeply committed to helping students discover and prepare for their professional goals. Our curriculum emphasizes a balance between theory and practice, encourages student engagement in discussion and research and offers students opportunities to apply their classroom knowledge to the community.

We are proud of the education and services we provide for the information profession and society. I invite you to explore our school’s website where you can find out more about who we are and what we are doing. Please let us know if you have any questions. I look forward to learning about you as well.

Youngok Choi, Ph.D.

Featured News


Sherali Zeadally, Ph.D., University of Kentucky Alumni Association Endowed Professor and University Research Professor in the College of Communication and Information's School of Information Science, has been named winner of the 2024 SEC Faculty Achievement Award for the university this spring.

UK Land-Grant Engagement announces award recipients, advancing Kentucky through collaboration

The University of Kentucky Office of Land-Grant Engagement has announced that two CI faculty members SIS professor Maria Cahill and ISC assistant professor Sarah Geegan's community engagement projects were two of the nine projects selected for funding.

Sims to speak on 'Finding Your Place and Purpose in Career or Academia'

Join the College of Communication and Information DEI Committee for "Finding Your Place and Purpose in Career or Academia," a lecture with award-winning educator Jeanetta Sims. The lecture is free and open to the public and will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 1 in the Young Library Auditorium. 

CI students explore technology in Mexico through new education abroad program

The School of Information Science’s faculty-directed education abroad program, “Technology for Social Justice” will offer College of Communication and Information students the opportunity to gain real-world experience in Oaxaca, Mexico. This Summer 2024 program is set for students to depart on July 14 and return on August 14.


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