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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


Four University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information faculty members were selected to participate in the inaugural Land-grant Engagement Academy, a two-day program through UK’s Land-Grant Engagement Office focused on building multi-disciplinary partnerships around community-level engagement work. 

Brian Real, Anthony Limperos named Beam Institute Faculty Fellows

School of Information Science Assistant Professor Brian Real and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Department of Communication Chair Anthony Limperos were both recently named Beam Institute Faculty Fellows at the James B. Beam Institute of Kentucky Spirits in the University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. 

Fall 2023 CI Career Week schedule announced

Join the College of Communication and Information Oct.16-20 for the Fall 2023 CI Career Week full of career and internship-focused events to help connect students with employers, alumni and peers with similar interests.

Library Science alumna uses gamification to encourage reading

In her role as interim director of the Casey County Public Library, Sammie Betler, a 2022 library science master’s graduate, has been working to break the stereotype of the boring, silent library.


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