How do libraries serve their communities? What knowledge and skills do librarians need to ensure equitable access and use of information? How can we preserve history and memories for future generations? How can we tell the stories that have gone untold? How can we help people evaluate the authenticity of information they receive? Explore these questions and more as a Library and Information Science student.
Syracuse University’s Library and Information Science program will help you focus on information justice and equity, community engagement, and technology use in your community; gain knowledge and skills in user services, information and data literacy training, management, organization and discovery of information resources, data protection and privacy, and diverse cultures and communities; and put your training to work through experiential learning opportunities in a variety of settings.
Through coursework ranging across many professional pathways, you’ll experience the broad reach of librarianship and information science, explore what it means to be a librarian or information professional today, and see for yourself the impact this program can have on your career.
Accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) since 1928, our Library and Information Science program centers around one goal: joining with communities to offer library services, resources and spaces that serve individuals and the greater good.