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Organization profile

Organization profile

About The Department of Information Science

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: Dr. Jenny Bronstein

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.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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  • משרד החינוך (External organization)

    Elmalech, A. (Other) & Yablon, Y. (Fellow)


    Activity: MembershipFellowship

  • iConference 2020

    Bergman, O. (Participation - Conference participant)

    23 Mar 202026 Mar 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organizing an eventOrganizing a conference, workshop, ...

  • IsraHCI 2019

    Bergman, O. (Participation - Conference participant)

    2 Jan 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organizing an eventOrganizing a conference, workshop, ...