Office of Research

Information Behavior in Everyday Contexts


The Information & Society Center (ISC) investigates the role and impact of information and technology on people in local and international communities. Collaborative and interdisciplinary, we bring together researchers known for their scientific rigor, creativity, and integrity who conduct focused, innovative research and develop practices around the power of information to transform society.

Core Services Offered

Facilitation of research and communications

Funding Information:

Institute of Museum & Library Services.
National Science Foundation.
McArthur Foundation.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
International Development Research Center.

Reporting Structure:

Harry Bruce, Dean, Information School

Center Details

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Director: Fisher, Karen
Location: Mary Gates Hall
Year Started: 2009
Administrator / Program Manager: Clark, Mary
Administering College/School: Information School 
Faculty Involvement: 8