About Us

The Department of Information Science educates students to serve as information professionals, knowledge managers and to hold leadership positions in: libraries and information centers, hi-tech companies, public institutions and in the information industry.

In addition the department is dedicated to the advancement of research in all areas of information science: information retrieval, database applications, information organization, organizational knowledge management, virtual environments, Internet research, social information, info-ethics and information behavior.

Head of Department: Prof. Noa Aharony

The primary goals of the department are to provide the students :

  • A thorough understanding of the essence of information and its role in society.
  • Expertise in information and communication technologies (ICTs).
  • Ability to analyze information structures, to develop strategies and management systems for accessing, storing, organizing and disseminating information.
  • Capability to react to information needs of individuals and groups.
  • Research skills.