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SLIM About

The oldest School of Library and Information Studies in the western half of the U.S.

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.

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History

Learn more about the history of the School of Library and Information Management.

History Page
Front of William Allen White Library

Accreditation

Learn about the School of Library and Information Management's accreditations.

Accreditation Page
Student studying

International

International opportunities in the School of Library and Information Management.

International Trips Page
Emporia State students having discussion

Faculty and Staff

Meet the faculty and staff of the School of Library and Information Management.

Directory Page
Campus aerial photo

Mission + Vision

Explore SLIM's Mission + Vision and read the strategic plan.

Mission + Vision page
Campus in Fall

Resources

Many resources are available for students and graduates.

Resources page
Tables at William Allen White Library

Policies

Read about the SLIM policies + procedures.

Policies page