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

A couple items of note for the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Conference on January 27-30: SIRLS Doctoral Candidate, Jamie Lee, will serve as a speaker for a juried panel titled, "Approaches in Critical Archival Studies and the Communities of Archives." http://... read more
  The School of Information Resources and Library Science at the University of Arizona invites you to the 2015 Lawrence Clark Powell Memorial Lecture, "Charles Bowden's Southwest," at the Tucson Festival of Books on Sunday, March 15 at 2:30pm in the Gallagher Theater. This year's lecture is co-... read more