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Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS)

Educating information professionals to provide leadership for an information-driven world.

Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS)

Online degree preparing data science professionals to solve real-world problems.

Ph.D. in Information Management and Systems

A research program for next-generation scholars of the information age.

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Ray Larson

Professor emeritus Ray R. Larson passed away this week following a battle with cancer.

Larson served on the faculty of the UC Berkeley School of Library and Information Studies, School of Information Management and Systems, and School of Information from 1984 until his retirement last fall. He specialized in the design and performance evaluation of information retrieval systems and digital libraries.

Ray was a loyal friend and colleague, and a dedicated scholar, teacher, and mentor. We will miss him dearly.

Professor emeritus Ray R. Larson passed away this week following a battle with cancer. Ray was a loyal friend and colleague, and...

School of Information alumna Holly Liu (MIMS 2003) returned to the Berkeley campus this week as the keynote speaker for the School of Information’s 2017 graduation ceremony.

Liu recounted the ten-year journey that resulted in her becoming an “overnight” success, from the career dissatisfaction that led her to apply to the School of Information’s MIMS program, to eventually cofounding gaming giant Kabam, Inc., now a billion dollar company.

Alumna Holly Liu (MIMS 2003) recounted her journey from applying to the I School to eventually cofounding gaming giant Kabam, Inc...



Towards Inclusive Tech

A robust dialogue about how to build more inclusive technical education and workplaces.


Knowing, Judging, Calculating: Consumer Credit Surveillance and the Infrastructure of Prediction

The untold history of our modern credit scoring system and how it emerged from a 19th-century surveillance infrastructure with huge archives of personal information.

Student Projects

Mitigating online gender harassment through 1) user feedback, 2)...
A physical installation to explore the costs and benefits of the rise...
YaBO! is a web portal to give restaurant owners the insights they need...
Using wearable devices to send out an alert when the user loses...