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School of Library and Information Management

The oldest School of Library and Information Studies in the western half of the United States

The School of Library and Information Management (SLIM) is the oldest School of Library and Information Studies in the western half of the United States. It was founded in 1902 as part of the Kansas State Normal School by Gertrude Shawhan, who was director of the program from 1902-1904.

Our Mission

注册可领一元微信提现Educating successful library and information professionals with imagination, creativity and innovations.

Vision Statement

注册可领一元微信提现Embracing an interdisciplinary culture of collaboration and diversity for the common good.

Number of locations

8

注册可领一元微信提现Years in operation

97

EXPLORE THE SCHOOL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

注册可领一元微信提现Explore our programs

注册可领一元微信提现Explore our programs, which include master of library science, doctor of philosophy in library science and several concentrations.

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ACCREDITATION

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Accreditation
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Admissions, Costs + Scholarships

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Admissions, Costs + Scholarships
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Regional Locations

SLIM has eight locations across the United States. Find one close to you.

Regional Locations
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Continuing Education

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Continuing Education
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Resources

Find resources for students including technology guidelines, policies, forms + employment resources.

Resources
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Alumni News

Learn what our alumni are doing after graduation.

Alumni News

FEATURED PROGRAMS

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Library Science

Master of Library Sciences

Provides the skill sets necessary for the library and information management professions. Careers: library, information/data management, business, community and competitive intelligence careers. Offered as a graduate level program – hybrid online and in-person weekend courses.

注册可领一元微信提现Library and Information Management, Information Systems Concentration

Doctor of Philosophy, Concentration

This degree is designed to prepare scholars for leadership in teaching, research, and administration in higher education, information organizations, and related fields. Offered in a hybrid format.

注册可领一元微信提现Informatics

注册可领一元微信提现Certificate Program

A collection of courses (18 credit hours) designed to provide training and competency in informatics. Hybrid online and in-person offering.

Admissions + Scholarships

Discover the admissions process for School of Library and Information Management and scholarships available to our students.

Undergraduate admission application


If you’re ready to join Hornet Nation as an undergraduate, head here!

Graduate admission application


If you’re ready to advance your degree as a graduate student, head here!

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