School of Library and Information Management (SLIM) Department
Graduates of the SLIM Master of Library Science degree program will be able to use these following skills to:
PO1 - Foundations of the Profession
Articulate a philosophy of ethical and client-centered information services for the library and information professions.
PO2 - Information Resources
Explain and implement the development, maintenance, and management of collections and resources to meet specific information needs.
PO3 - Organization of Recorded Knowledge and Information
Explain, use, maintain, and develop systems to organize and retrieve recorded knowledge.
PO4 - Technological Knowledge and Skills
Employ current and emerging technologies effectively for communication, and to search for, identify, repackage, and deliver information resources.
PO5 - Reference and User Services
Retrieve, evaluate, and synthesize information resources to fulfill an information needs assessment; evaluate the usefulness of these resources to the user.
PO6 - Research
Evaluate, critique, and discuss new research in the field; assess library or information problems and identify an appropriate research method.
PO7 - Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning
Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning by participating in professional development activities and disseminating new information to colleagues and patrons.
PO8 - Administration and Management
Aid in effective and appropriate change in library and information services through collaboration, communication, and collegiality.
As reflective practitioners, graduates will demonstrate the following professional values:
PV1 - Service
Commit to quality client-centered services, advocate for equity and value diversity in its many forms.
PV2 - Leadership
Demonstrate leadership potential, with creativity in problem solving and openness to new ideas.
PV3 - Integrity
Exhibit ethical behavior, knowledge, and attitudes.
PV4 - Mentorship
Guide and teach current and future clients and information professionals to ensure the continued growth of the field.