SLIS is a thriving academic home to intellectually curious people pursuing graduate education and careers in the global information professions. Our well-regarded alumni hold diverse titles in contemporary society, such as Open Data Coordinator, Information Management and Records Analyst, Scholarly Communications Librarian, Community Services Librarian, and Document Control Administrator. SLIS works to continuously earn recognition as: an effective and important player in library and information studies (LIS) research and scholarship, a stimulating model for educational advancement, and an intercultural hub for professional cooperation with a vibrant LIS community. As SLIS approaches its 50th anniversary in 2018, it is sustained by recruitment and retention of the best faculty, staff, students, and instructors.
SLIS is mindful the University of Alberta made its home on Treaty #6 territory.