School of Library and Information Management (SLIM)
The oldest School of Library and Information Studies in the western half of the United States
The School of Library and Information Management (SLIM) is the oldest School of Library and Information Studies in the western half of the United States. It was founded in 1902 as part of the Kansas State Normal School by Gertrude Shawhan, who was director of the program from 1902-1904.
Educating successful library and information professionals with imagination, creativity and innovations.
Embracing an interdisciplinary culture of collaboration and diversity for the common good.
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Master of Library Sciences
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Doctor of Philosophy, Concentration
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