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The InfoLab's mission is to make information access relevant to the specific moment and task at hand. We construct systems that connect users with information, services, people, and community on the basis of the context of their in-the-moment activity.

Virginia Student Seeks to Find Information About Arkansas

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"Some of the information that we get for our projects will be from books and websites, but the best information is from the people who live in each state. This is why I am writing to you," Khaled says in his letter to The Bulletin. "I am hoping that you would be willing to send me some items to help me learn more about the best things in your state. It could be things like postcards, maps, pictures, souvenirs, general information, or any other items that would be useful."

5 Steps to Master Inbound Information


Data on its own has no meaning and serves no purpose. However, data that is presented in context is transformed into information, which can now be understood and used for a purpose. Information that is assembled with a purpose, like a sales contract, becomes content. Let's look at five steps you can take right now to begin your intelligent capture journey.

Election Official Says GOP Mailer Contains Bad Information

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The RNC mailer is an absentee ballot application and includes the erroneous information that ballots will be accepted if they are postmarked the day before Election Day and received no later than 10 days after the election.

Man Who Tried to Get Trump's Tax Information Awaits Sentence

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A Louisiana private investigator faces a possible prison sentence for misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the president's federal tax information before his 2016 election.