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Table 1.1 SLIS programs reflect ideals of Standard I.2

Specific Item from Standard I.2 Reflected at SLIS
  • I.2.1 the essential character of the field of library and information studies; that is, recordable information and knowledge, and the services and technologies to facilitate their management and use, encompassing information and knowledge creation, communication, identification, selection, acquisition, organization and description, storage and retrieval, preservation, analysis, interpretation, evaluation, synthesis, dissemination, and management
  • Mission of the school
  • Goals and objectives of MLS and MIS
  • Strategic objective #5
  • Syllabi for required courses
  • Elective courses
  • Specializations within masters’ degrees
  • I.2.2 the philosophy, principles, and ethics of the field
  • Mission statement - goal #1
  • Goals and objectives of MLS and MIS
  • Course syllabi
  • I.2.3 appropriate principles of specialization identified in applicable policy statements and documents of relevant professional organizations
  • Strategic objective #5
  • Program requirements - mix of required and elective courses
  • Specializations within masters’ degrees
  • Dual degree programs
  • Adjunct faculty with specialized expertise
  • I.2.4 the value of teaching and service to the advancement of the field
  • Mission statement - goal #3
  • Strategic objectives #5, #6
  • Faculty and adjunct faculty as role models
  • Teaching and service awards
  • Student chapters of professional organizations
  • Service learning opportunities in elective courses
  • I.2.5 the importance of research to the advancement of the field’s knowledge base
  • Mission statement - goal #2
  • Strategic objectives #2, #3, #5
  • Faculty research activity
  • SLIS doctoral program
  • I.2.6 the importance of contributions of library and information studies to other fields of knowledge
  • Mission statement generally
  • Strategic objective #3
  • Nationally prominent faculty members
  • Dual degree programs
  • Research collaborations with colleagues outside SLIS, some involving students
  • I.2.7 the importance of contributions of other fields of knowledge to library and information studies
  • Mission statement - goal #4
  • Strategic objectives #2, #5
  • Faculty’s academic diversity
  • Sponsored lectures/talk series
  • Dual degree programs
  • Course syllabi
  • Course readings
  • I.2.8 the role of library and information services in a diverse global society, including the role of serving the needs of underserved groups
  • University mission
  • Strategic objectives #1, #5, #6
  • Elective courses
  • Course syllabi
  • I.2.9 the role of library and information services in a rapidly changing technological and global society
  • Mission statement
  • Goals and objectives of MLS and MIS
  • Strategic objectives #5, #8
  • Course syllabi
  • Elective courses
  • I.2.10 the needs of the constituencies that a program seeks to serve
  • Mission statement
  • Strategic objectives #1, #3
  • Service learning opportunities in elective courses
  • Advisory boards