This guide provides an introduction to the extensive field of Library and Information Science. In addition to sources about LIS, this guide provides a curated selection of books, databases, journals, and professional organizations for your use. Use the sidebar navigation to get started.
Check out the list of required and elective classes here, and use the Syllabus Archive below to start planning out your MSLIS interests! Syllabi are a great resource for articles, books, and other sources.
The course syllabus archive is intended to help students make course selection decisions and plan their program of study, an overview of which can be found in the section below. For more information on a specific course, please email the instructor or contact your faculty advisor. If you cannot find the syllabus for a given course, contact the School of Information Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Browse the Syllabus Archive (via GDrive)
There are five MSLIS program concentrations:
Check out the program website to find related & suggested courses for each, and see the list below for certificates associated with some of the concentrations.
Advanced certificates in the MSLIS program are open to currently enrolled students, as well as to individuals who already hold a master's degree. If you think one of them might be right for your course of study, meet with your faculty advisor to plan next steps and discuss certificate requirements.
As noted above, the advanced certificates can further supplement the program concentrations. For more information on each of the certificates, click on their titles below to visit their webpages.