We have been continually accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) since 1972. Our mission is to provide a dynamic academic environment that involves groundbreaking research, exceptional teaching, and collaborative service in a diverse global context.

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Initial accreditation for the Department of Library and Information Studies was awarded in 1972 and the program has been continuously accredited by ALA review in 1975, 1977, 1983, 1991, 1999, 2006*, 2009*, 2012*, and 2015. For more information on the Accreditation process, please visit the ALA website.

*conditional accreditation