Welcome to School of Information Resources & Library Science

The School of Information Resources and Library Science (SIRLS) is an academic department and a professional school in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at The University of Arizona, Arizona’s only public land grant university. The Library and Information Science disciplines (LIS) and interdisciplinary perspectives relevant to knowledge and information resources comprise the intellectual foundations of the school.

SIRLS Changes Degree Name (MLIS) and Lowers Online and Certificate Tuition Rates for Non-Residents

Several key... read more

SIRLS Fall 2014 Graduation Information

SIRLS’ current and graduating students can attend all or some of the programs.  Everyone is invited to celebrate our December 2014 graduates!!!  Congratulations to each of our... read more

eSociety: New SIRLS Bachelor of Arts Degree or Undergraduate Minor Degree

The School of Information Resources and Library Science (SIRLS) is proud to announce the creation of a new academic program, eSociety, which will offer students the opportunity to... read more

School News

It is with great pleasure to announce that SIRLS and Knowledge River alumna Jamie A. Lee will be joining the SIRLS faculty next Fall! Jamie has a great deal to contribute to both our graduate and undergraduate programs.  She will be completing her PhD in Information in the Spring. Jamie A. Lee's... read more
SIRLS Doctoral Candidate, Jamie Lee, presented at the 2014 UCLA Human Rights Archives Symposium on Affect and the Archive on November 20, 2014.  Her presentation was titled Be/Longing in the Archival Body: Eros and the ‘Endearing’ Value of Material Lives. This short paper will expand on my ongoing... read more