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About the Information Institute

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The Information Use Management & Policy Institute directed by Charles R. McClure, PhD, Francis Eppes Professor at the College of Information, Florida State University (FSU) has been awarded a grant to assist public libraries and local communities better plan for and respond to hurricanes.

The Information Institute conducts research that focuses on the information user, and the interaction of the user with information products, services, policies, technologies, and organizations. Of special interest is the planning and evaluation of networked and other information services.

The Institute also conducts information policy research on current issues at Federal and state levels related to public access, privacy, records management, and use of information in electronic forms as well as other topics.


The Institute was founded in summer of 1999. Dr. Charles R. McClure has been the Director of the Institute since it began operations. The Institute is a part of the College of Communication & Information at Florida State University. The University celebrated its 157th Anniversary in 2008.

Mailing Address & Location
Information Institute
Rm 010 Louis Shores Bldg
142 Collegiate Loop
PO Box 3062100
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2100
Map, Bldg 19