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Master of Science in Library and Information Science - Library and Information Services Concentration

Master of Science in Library and Information Science - Library and Information Services 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 is a generalist concentration that includes key professional skills and an orientation to both a work setting and a relevant elective. Graduates of the Library and Information Services Concentration are prepared to work in a choice of settings and types of work. Settings Academic Libraries serve students, staff, and faculty at colleges and universities Public Libraries serve communities of all sizes and types Special Libraries offer unique opportunities to work in a specialized environment of interest, such as corporations, hospitals, the military, museums, private businesses, and the government Type of Work Public Services: Work directly with patrons, including such responsibilities as answering reference questions, teaching information literacy, and creating outreach programs Technical Services: Organize catalog and classify information