About Maryland’s iSchool at Shady Grove

Maryland’s iSchool at Shady Grove is a gateway for transforming how people find, assess and provide information to the world. We’re imagining the exciting changes ahead…come join us on the journey!

Building upon our strong foundation in library science and information studies, the iSchool has grown into an education and research powerhouse in human-computer interaction, digital libraries, cloud computing , information access, e-government and social media. Our tight-knit learning community is driven by the pursuit of big ideas and new discoveries, to imagine how we can empower citizens, inspire communities, energize economies and sustain democracies.

We recognize that technology and public policy play critical roles in this evolving field: Maryland’s iSchool takes full advantage of the university’s location right outside Washington, D.C., the information capital of the world. We forge strategic partnerships and provide unmatched research, internship and career opportunities with the government agencies, nonprofits and businesses that shape information science and policy.

We also believe that information knowledge goes hand-in-hand with inclusion. We offer one of the only programs of its kind designed to train the next generation of information professionals in working with diverse populations.

U.S. News & World Report recognizes Maryland’s iSchool as one of the top information schools in the country, ranking it 8th among all public universities. Five of our specializations are listed in the Top 10.

Maryland’s iSchool is a gateway for transforming how people find, assess and provide information to the world. We’re imagining the exciting changes ahead.

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