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Welcome to the School of Library and Information Studies!


Virtual Summer Institute, June 3, 2022: Please join us for this year's Virtual Summer Institute. More information here.

American Library Association Accreditation: The External Review Panel held a virtual site visit March 27-29, 2022 to review the MLIS program. Several more review steps will happen in the coming months and we anticipate receiving the accreditation results in July 2022.

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 Conditional accreditation. The next comprehensive review visit is scheduled for Spring 2022.

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. 


We have some exciting special topics classes coming up that cover a wide range of interest areas:

In the Summer 2022 semester:

LIS 5970 Public Librarianship (online). Taught by Suanne Wymer.

In Fall 2022 semester:

LIS 4970/5970 Evaluating Interactive Information Systems with Users (online). Taught by Dr. Jiqun Liu.

LIS 4970/5970 Makerspaces in Theory and Practice. Taught by Dr. Yong Ju Jung.