Fully-Funded Ph.D. in Information Science at Indiana University-Bloomington -application deadline: December 1, 2018

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**Fully-Funded Ph.D. in Information Science at Indiana University-Bloomington**
Apply now for a Ph.D. in Information Science at Indiana University-Bloomington (Apply by Dec. 1, 2018)

The Indiana University Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science in Information Science is pleased to accept applications for admission starting in Fall 2019. Our doctoral program is one of the longest continuously-running Information Science programs in the United States, celebrating more than 50 years and more than 185 graduates. Our graduates hold positions that include Deans of iSchools and libraries, distinguished professors at top-ranked iSchools, directors of doctoral programs, editors of journals, and presidents of national professional associations. Doctoral students gain valuable teaching experience in our top-ranked master’s degrees programs in Information and Library Science (ILS) and our growing undergraduate offerings. Our Ph.D. program is training the next generation of information scientists. Doctoral students are advised by faculty who are engaged in cutting-edge interdisciplinary research in areas such as:

  • archival studies
  • biodiversity information, policy, and culture
  • computer-mediated communication
  • critical ILS
  • cultural analytics
  • cultural heritage informatics
  • data and text mining
  • digital and computational humanities
  • digital curation
  • digital libraries
  • documentation
  • eScience
  • gender and technology
  • history of the book, readership, and publishing
  • knowledge organization (KO) (classification, ontologies, metadata)
  • knowledge sharing
  • Museum studies
  • online communities
  • philosophy of information and information ethics
  • records management
  • social informatics
  • social media mining
  • technology & diversity
  • text encoding and digital editions

Students benefit from being part of our active community of scholars, which includes affiliations with the following Indiana University research centers: the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities, the HathiTrust Research Center, the Center for Biological Research Collections, the Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics (RKCSI), and the Center for Computer-Mediated Communication Research (CCMC). The Comparative Documentation and Classification Lab (CDCL) in ILS focuses on documentation and classification in multiple domains, especially museums and the biodiversity and climate sciences.

Indiana University is renowned for its high-performance computing and networking facilities, top-ranked music school, and performing and fine arts. It is the home to world-renowned documentary and data institutes, including the Lilly Library of rare books and manuscripts, the Kinsey Institute collection, the campus-wide Media Digitalization and Preservation Initiative, the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, the Archives of Traditional Music, the Black Film Center/Archive, the Eskanazi Museum of Art, and one of the nation’s largest academic library systems. Located in the wooded rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active lifestyle.

We are pleased to accept new applications through December 1, 2017. Please see the Department of Information and Library Science page on Graduate Admissions for details on how to apply:

Funding packages of up to $50,000 per year are available for top candidates. 
Contact Dr. Robert D. Montoya, Ph.D. Program Director, with questions at <montoya@indiana.edu>.