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Welcome to the School of Library and Information Studies!

iSchools Affiliate Member

"The iSchools organization is a consortium of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field."

Master's Program ALA Accredited

The Master of Library and Information Studies program at the University of Oklahoma is accredited by the American Library Association Committee on Accreditation, with the status of Continued accreditation. The next comprehensive review visit is scheduled for Spring 2029.

Student achievement data for the MLIS such as retention, time to degree, and graduates' employment can be found on About SLIS page.

Strategic Plan 2021-2027

Here is the current SLIS Strategic Plan. 

Congratulations to Dr. June Abbas on receiving the Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professorship! 

Please extend congratulations to Dr. Yong Ju Jung for being awarded the 2023 Vice President for Research and Partnerships Award for Excellence in Transdisciplinary, Convergent Research for the University of Oklahoma Happy Teacher Project! Her team is led by Dr. Kyong-Ah Kwon, Dept. of Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education, with collaborators across all three OU campuses in MANY departments and colleges (too many to type ). The project is investigating teacher well-being across Oklahoma, with results that will be transformational to other states and contexts.

Congratulations to our own Sarah Moran for being awarded the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences, Dean’s Outstanding Staff Award for 2023! We are so very proud of her achievements and contributions to SLIS! 


For the Summer 2023 semester:

Study Abroad in Italy with Dr. Buffy Edwards! OU in Italy-Exploring Archives, Museums, and Libraries.