Student Achievement & Accomplishments

Student Goals and Objectives 

The School's student goals and objectives for the Master of Library and Information Studies program focus on the three areas of information provision, research, and professional service. 

A. Goal: Function effectively in the provision of information services and products to a multicultural, multiethnic, multilingual, and global society. 

Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to: 

  • Interpret, evaluate, and promote the theories, principles, and practices that form the foundation of library and information science. 
  • Interpret, evaluate and promote the use of information resources, technologies and services. 
  • Demonstrate professional attitudes regarding scholarship, professional ethics, intellectual freedom, and access to information in a democratic society. 
  • Design and implement information products and services that respond effectively to changes in an increasingly multicultural, multiethnic, multilingual, and global society. 
  • Demonstrate competency in communication, leadership, and management skills. 

B. Goal: Participate in and promote research, research programs, and creative activities. 

Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to: 

  • State the methods by which the literature of library and information science may be critically evaluated and utilized. 
  • Apply basic principles and techniques of research methodologies appropriate for library and information science. 
  • Incorporate research methodologies and findings from other fields in the conduct of research to solve information problems. 

C. Goal: Provide leadership, consultation, and guidance to the professional and information communities. 

Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to: 

  • Participate actively in programs for information professionals. 
  • Participate in programs of continuing education. 
  • Contribute through speaking, writing, and collaboration. 
  • Assume leadership roles within their professional communities. 

Assessment and Evaluation of Student Achievement & Accomplishments 

Employer Survey Results 2010

Alumni Survey Results 2009

Alumni Survey Results 2013

Library Journal Placement Survey Results 2001 to 2011 (chart)

Library Journal Placement Survey Results 2007-2011 (Excel spreadsheet)

Exit Survey Results 2007 to 2012 (Excel Spreadsheet)

Graduation Data 2006 to 2012