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Welcome to the School of Library and Information Studies!

OU SLIS at ALA Annual Conference

OU SLIS has a shared booth in the vendor area at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. If you are at the conference, drop by at booth #3641 and see Dr. Buffy Smith-Edwards from 9 am to 11 am on Saturday, Sunday, or Monday June 23-25!

Internships in Information Studies

Employers of MLIS graduates strongly prefer job candidates that have worked in libraries and done internships. Many libraries, archives, and museums in Oklahoma have expressed interest in hosting OU MLIS students for internships.

Summer is a great time for students to do internships, and it's not too late! If you are interested in pursuing an internship this summer, and have already completed 18 hours towards your MLIS, please contact Dr. Buffy Smith-Edwards or Dr. Susan Burke to talk about possible placements (or contact the SLIS office).

BAIS students also do internships as a required part of their degree. If you are a BAIS student who is ready to sign up for your internship, please contact the SLIS office for help finding a great placement!

Dr. Brown Elected

Congratulations to Dr. Cecelia Brown on being elected  as the next Vice-President/President-Elect of the national Beta Phi Mu!

SLIS Professors Receive Tenure & Promotion

Congratulations to Dr. Ellen Rubenstein and Dr. Kyungwon Koh for successfully achieving tenure and promotion to Associate Professor. This is a major accomplishment and we are very proud of the hard work you put into the last several years to achieve this milestone. Great job!