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 May 2014 Graduation Information

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

SIRLS Professor, Carla Stoffle, along with co-authors Robert Renaud and Jerilyn Veldof recently had their article, “Choosing Our Futures” selected as one of seven landmark articles by readers of the journal College and Research Libraries.  This article will be recognized as part of the 75th... read more
SIRLS MLIS and Knowledge River Scholar, Cynthia Palacios, was recently announced as a recipient of a Spectrum Scholarship by the American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Diversity.  This award was given to 50 exceptional library and information studies students for the 2014-2015 Academic... read more