School of Library and Information Studies


Student Groups

  • Library and Information Studies Students' Association (LISSA) 
    LISSA represents all students enrolled in the MLIS program at SLIS. LISSA acts as a liaison between students and faculty and facilitates student participation in a variety of academic, professional, and extracurricular activities.   
  • Future Librarians for Intellectual Freedom (FLIF)
    FLIF aims to promote awareness of intellectual freedom and social responsibility issues for professionals and the public, with a focus on library-related issues. 
  • Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL)
    The CAPAL student chapter provides both on-campus and online MLIS students with opportunities to enhance their professional skills, and engage in discussions with academic librarians and peers through online events. 
  • Partners Week 
    Partners Week is an opportunity for students to investigate potential career paths and put their schoolwork into context by meeting with library professionals.  
  • Forum for Information Professionals (FIP)
    An annual one-day event of presentations and discussions on current topics facing librarianship, which is hosted by SLIS students and organized by the Forum for Information Professionals committee.