University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
School of Information Sciences
United States of America
The School of Information Sciences, the iSchool at Illinois, is home to world-class faculty, top-tier research, and prestigious academic programs. Its mission is to lead the way in understanding the use of information in science, culture, society, commerce, and the diverse activities of our daily lives—and in doing so, change the world. The iSchool is the number one graduate school for library and information studies, a position held since 1996 based on rankings by U.S. News & World Report; our School also ranks number one in the specialty areas of digital librarianship, information systems, and services for children and youth. Both the iSchool and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are known for innovative research and teaching that address global problems and improve the human experience.