Centers & Institutes

Information Use Management & Policy Institute

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The Information Institute conducts research that focuses on the information user, and the interaction of the user with information products, services, policies, technologies, and organizations. Of special interest is the planning and evaluation of networked and other information services.

The Institute also conducts information policy research on current issues at Federal and state levels related to public access, privacy, records management, and use of information in electronic forms as well as other topics. Dr. Marcia Mardis is the Director of the Information Institute.

Institute for Digital Information and Scientific Communication (iDigInfo)

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The institute provides a home for innovative, multidisciplinary projects centered on large-scale information creation, organization, use, and communication to address society’s grand challenges.  It catalyzes new interactions between the college’s information and communication experts and those from other domains across campus.  The institute welcomes new collaborations, and those interested should contact the Director (Austin Mast) to get the ball rolling.