Number one for research environment in the UK

Source: Research Excellence Framework 2014


Our mission is to empower people, organisations and society to use information to shape and influence an increasingly dynamic and complex world.

'Inform' - Research Magazine

You can now read the first issue of our annual research magazine 'Inform' online (or download as a PDF) and read about some of our funded research projects.

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iConference 2018

We're hosting the annual iConference in Sheffield, in collaboration with Northumbria University, in March 2018. Find out about the exciting things we have planned for this prestigious, international event!

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Unleash the Power

Unleash the Power

We were the first UK department of our kind to be asked to join the international iSchools organisation.

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Study with us

Our range of exciting postgraduate programmes are based on research-led teaching and prepare you for a variety of careers.

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World-leading research

We're the UK's leading centre for library and information management research. We explore the role that information plays in society and the tools that are needed to support information systems within organisations.

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Working together

Our collaborative partnership with Wuhan University’s School of Information Management means that we benefit from the expertise of one of China’s top information management schools.

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