Learning Outcomes: Library & Information Science, MS

Learning outcomes for the degree of Master of Science in Library & Information Science (on-campus & online)


Graduates of the Illinois MS/LIS program will be able to:

  1. Apply foundational concepts, theories, and principles to problems of information organization and access.
  2. Communicate capably with diverse stakeholders, promoting not just access to but also effective use of information services and systems in specific contexts.
  3. Use evidence to help address information problems, meet information needs, and create relationships in their institutions, communities, profession, and the world.
  4. Compare and critique contemporary information practices, structures, and standards in relation to historical and global alternatives.
  5. Apply core ethical principles to professional practice.