Library and Information Management

REF 2014

  • The Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF2014) results show significant success for Library and Information Management. This is a result of our excellent publications, of which 41% are ranked as world leading or internationally excellent. 

  • 90% of our research impact was judged to show very considerable reach and significance.


Library and Information Management research is located in the Department of Mathematics & Information Sciences which is recognised as an iSchool within the international iSchool network for the quality of and depth of its funded and doctoral research, and its teaching. The iSchool's research is characterised by its range of increasingly interconnected specialisms across the Information Management and Information Systems discipline.

We Are Global

Living in the 21st Century, the world is getting smaller and becoming more connected every day. At Northumbria University we recognise and respond to this fast paced, dynamic world and are operating on a global scale more than ever before.