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College of Information and Communications


School of Library and Information Science

Our name — School of Library and Information Science — only begins to tell our story.  From undergraduate to doctoral degrees, we explore information — where you find it, how you extract it, how you preserve it, how you put it to use.  Traditional libraries are defying tradition and becoming community hubs for information and interaction.  Information management is a key to success in business, industry, government, politics, commerce, education and, well, we could go on.  You could, too.

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From classmates to coworkers

From classmates to coworkers

When they’re not working together as library media specialists at Westwood High School, Marti Brown and Kathy Carroll are serving together as two of the newest members of the CIC’s Alumni Council.

Information science students present undergraduate research

Information science students present undergraduate research

Fourteen undergraduate students presented their research and internship experiences to judges who are currently working in the field. This year’s posters covered topics ranging from anxiety in college students to attitudes about autonomous aircrafts.

SLIS student to go behind the scenes at the ALA Annual Conference

SLIS student to go behind the scenes at the ALA Annual Conference

When MLIS student Sarah Hodierne travels to Washington, D.C., next summer, it won’t just be to see the nation’s capital — she’ll also be working at the American Library Association’s annual conference as part of an exclusive student program.

Collaboration leads to global conversation

Collaboration leads to global conversation

Since its publication in 2012, Dr. David Lankes’ book, “Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries for Today’s Complex World,” has been translated into Portuguese and German. Now, thanks to a dedicated team of volunteer translators, French speakers can enjoy it, too.

SLIS adds new informatics minor

SLIS adds new informatics minor

What is informatics? Beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year, it will be the newest minor offered by the School of Library and Information Science. Informatics replaces the pre-existing information science minor and will give students a more flexible way to learn how information works.

SLIS students speak at national conference

SLIS students speak at national conference

The HBCU Library Alliance Conference offered three students — Patrice Green, Jocelyn Pettigrew and Ashley Silvera — the opportunity to network with professionals in the field and speak in front of all the attendees.

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