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

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
Attached is the 2014 KR Fall Newsletter. It contains highlights and successes of the past three years, highlights some of the amazing scholars, and outlines the focus for the next three years. SIRLS and Knowledge River hope you enjoy reading about our success.  Of particular interest will be the... read more