The field of library and information science combines the disciplines of traditional library science and technology to meet the needs of today’s ever-changing library system. The Master of Library and Information Science program at Valdosta State University focuses on educating librarians for academic, public and special libraries in Georgia and beyond.
The Master of Library and Information Science program at Valdosta State is a non-thesis program that is conducted primarily online. Professors in the program are dedicated to distance education methods, and the program boasts flexible scheduling so that students can continue to work and spend time with their families.
Students in the Master of Library and Information Science program gain expertise in the areas of administration, resources for clients, services in the knowledge society and technical knowledge. Throughout the course of the program, students acquire skills organizing and retrieving information in information management, information services, information resources and information systems. Optional tracks are available in cataloging and classification, library management, reference sources and services, and technology.
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