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Master of Science in Library and Information Science - Archival Studies Concentration

Master of Science in Library and Information Science - Archival Studies Concentration

  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
The College of Computing and Informatics' Master of Science in Library and Information Science (MSLIS) provides students with a foundation in a wide variety of information professions. The program addresses the contexts in which librarians and other information professionals work the systems and services they provide, and the uses of new and emerging technologies in the field. This concentration focuses on the practice and theory of managing collections of records and papers in a variety of archival settings. The concentration meets the needs of students planning archival careers in government agencies, libraries, historical societies, corporations, not-for-profit organizations, museums, and religious institutions. The concentration courses may also be of interest to students planning careers in special, public, and digital librarianship. Graduates of the Archival Studies Concentration Learn To: Describe the nature of archives and the role of the archivist. Apply archival principles to collections in different formats and different institutional settings. Identify models and standards appropriate for archival access and preservation. Explain the effects of technology on archives and archival use of the Internet. Recognize the range of archival user groups and identify information seeking patterns.