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

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SIRLS December 2013 Graduation Celebration - Online Stream/Recording
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 honor to share with you that Knowledge River has been awarded another IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Learning Grant. Thank you Richard Chabran for all his help and assistance in writing the grant.  The grant will serve as the foundation for the next three years. We will continue to  ... read more
The Ramona Elías and Francisco S. León Award is given for scholarship in the area of language, culture, and literacy. The award, which is accompanied by $100, is given to a SIRLS graduate student for outstanding scholarship on a topic related to library and information science services to Latino... read more