lDepartment of Information Management Science

The Department of Information Management Science has one undergraduate majorInformation Management & Information Systems, and offers a comprehensive range of degree programs from Bachelor to PhD levels in the areas (courses) of Information analysis, Information retrieval, Information management, Advanced database, etc. It has one undergraduate majors Information Management and Information Systems,  and is also transforming to cover data science and technology (DS&T) courses including Principles of data science, Machine learning, Natural language processing, Thinking in data, etc. It attracts and nurtures global scholars through excellence in research, teaching and learning, and knowledge exchange.

The department aims to:

(1)Be leading in information management, data sciences and technologies,

(2)Cultivate both managers and IT professionals with up-to-date training and frontier knowledge, and

(3)Fulfill the needs of IT practical knowledge in the fast growing world.

The academic teachers (doctoral/master supervisors) have diverse research interests in the areas of information science, data science, business intelligence, machine learning, electronic commerce, electronic government, health informatics, digital humanities and social network analysis among others.

The current head of the Department is Associate professor Lele Kang.



lDepartment of  Library Science and Digital Humanities

The predecessor of the Department of Library Science & Digital Humanities was the Library Science Program of the University of Nanking(金陵大学) in 1927, the cradle of library science education of China. At present, the Department has established a complete hierarchical education system of library science including undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and short-term training programs.

The research fields of the department include foundation of library and information  science, library history, bibliography, information resources construction, knowledge organization and knowledge management, information retrieval and service, digital library, social science evaluation, reading promotion ,information literacy ,digital humanities and so on.

The department has provided a large number of professional talents for the libraries,archives,universities,information enterprises and so on. Many professors, librarians in China graduated from this department.

The current head of the Department is Associate professor Huan Xie.



lDepartment of Archives and E-government 

The Department of Archives and E-government can be traced back to the Scientific and Technological Archives specialized class which started to recruit students in 1982. In 1986, it began formally enrolling undergraduate and second bachelor's degree students in Scientific and Technological Archives. It started to confer master's degrees of Archives in 1998 and doctoral degrees in Archives in 2010. In 2020, it was selected as the national first-class undergraduate major construction site of the Double Ten Thousand Plan. The Department of Archives and E-government conducts educational and short-term training for post-doctoral research, doctoral degrees, academic master’s degrees, professional master's degrees, bachelor's degrees, and various types of programs. Among them, post-doctoral research, doctoral degrees, and master's degrees cover research domains such as archival science, digital archives, e-government, government big-data, data management, data intelligence, think tank management, and national security.

The Department of Archives and E-government currently has nine faculty members, including five professors, two associate professors, one assistant professor, one assistant researcher, and four of them are doctoral supervisors.

The faculty members play significant roles in different influential academic organizations, including the deputy director of the Archives Teaching Guidance Committee of the Ministry of Education of China, the vice chairman of Management Graduate Education Steering Committee of Jiangsu Province, the director of the Archives Senior Professional Title Award Committee of Jiangsu Province, the outstanding talent of the Ministry of Education of China in the new century, the vice president of Archival Society of Jiangsu Province, and the president of the Cryptography Society of Jiangsu Province.

Moreover, the faculty members have been in charge of more than 20 public and government projects and over 100 commercial projects, such as the major and the key programs of the Social Science Foundation of China (SSFC), the general program of the Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), the major program of the Philosophy and Social Science of the Ministry of Education China.

In addition, the faculty members also won several awards including the Excellent Achievement Award for Scientific Research in Colleges and Universities of the Ministry of Education of China, and multiple Excellent Achievement Awards in Philosophy and Social Science of Jiangsu Province.

The graduates of this major can work as secretaries, office managers, and archives managers in the agencies of parties, government, and military, people's organizations, various enterprises and institutions, data/information management departments, archives management departments, archives of all levels and types, and relevant educational and research institutions, etc. The graduates can also engage in work related to e-government, the development and management of government data/information resources, as well as teaching and research in higher education institutions and research institutes.

The current director of the department is Prof. Guangwei Hu.

lDepartment of Publishing Science

As early as 1987, the School began to cultivate graduate students in publishing. The school formally enrolled undergraduates in major of Editing and Publishing in 1993,  The Department has established a complete hierarchical education system of Publishing Science including undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and short-term training programs. In 2012, Nanjing University established the Academy of Publishing of Nanjing University to promote the publishing studies. In addition, the Secretariat of the National Steering Committee for Professional Degree of Publishing Program is located in the Department.

The research fields of the department include publishing theory, history of contemporary publishing, publishing education, publishing management, digital publishing, intelligent publishing, international publishing, et al. The Department has also organized a variety of academic forums, such as the Academic Forum for Graduate Students Majoring in Publishing in the Yangtze River Delta region, the Special Seminar for Key Teachers of Graduate Education of National Publishing Professional Degrees. The Department has established good interactive relationship with famous universities, such as Harvard University, University of Cambridge, University of Melbourne and so on.

The current head of the Department is Professor Zhiqiang Zhang.