Welcome to OU's School of Library and Information Studies, the only American Library Association accredited program in the state of Oklahoma! (continued accreditation)



New in SLIS

New Website Coming!

Dear Friends, SLIS will be moving to a brand new website very soon, likely by the end of February 2018.



Tulsa SLIS Student Named ARL Diversity Scholar

Congratulations to Codi Domonique Jones for being named one of the 2017-2019 Association of Research Libraries Diversity Scholars! More information here.



ALA Student to Staff Recipient Chosen

Congratulations to Kate Sanders who will attend the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans in June 2018!



Accepting Applications for Ph.D. Program 

SLIS is now accepting applications for our first Ph.D. cohort to begin Fall 2018. The application deadline is March 15, 2018. See the Ph.D. program page for more information.

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Seeking Nominations for Outstanding Alumni!

The Outstanding Alumni Award Committee, a subcommittee of the OUSLIS Alumni Association, is currently taking nominations for this year’s Outstanding Alumni. Award recipients are chosen through a nomination and a committee review process. Share your love of our libraries and librarians by nominating your favorite OUSLIS Alumni today.

The recipient of the award will have their name engraved on a plaque kept in the OU School of Library and Information Studies. A certificate of the award will be presented to the recipient, and a $50 donation to the Irma Tomberlin Scholarship Fund will be made in the name of the recipient.

Criteria for Outstanding Alumni can be any person receiving a Master’s degree in Library & Information Studies who has:

  • Generated an active interest in the School and/or,
  • Made an effective and innovative contribution to the library profession, such as scholarship, publications, research, teaching, training, mentor and/or professional activities.

For Guidelines and the assessment of recommendations, please visit the Award page of the Alumni section on the School of Library and Information Studies page on the University of Oklahoma’s website, http://bit.ly/2E9AHVd.

If you choose to nominate someone for the Outstanding Alumni Award please email the letter of recommendation and any supporting materials to: slisinfo@ou.edu. 

The deadline for submissions is March 23, 2018.