School of Library and Information Studies

SLIS Vision, Mission, and Values

SLIS Vision

A society which honours institutions that foster individual opportunity to engage with the world of imagination, information, and ideas for learning, citizenship, and connecting communities.

SLIS Mission

Within a vibrant, supportive, and rigorous environment, the School develops reflective and inquiring library and information leaders through learner-centric teaching, scholarship, and community partnerships for the benefit of society.

SLIS Values

A diverse, inclusive, dynamic and collegial School which honours

  • Integrity, diversity, fairness, equity, and respect;
  • Excellence in teaching, research, and citizenship;
  • Mutual sense of responsibility and accountability;
  • Pride in our history, traditions, community, students, and alumni; and,
  • Intellectual curiosity, imagination, and creativity.