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Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
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" The Graduate School of Library & Information Studies has been continuously accredited by the American Library Association since 1970. The next Comprehensive Review is scheduled for fall 2021."

Discimus ut serviamus. We learn in order that we may serve.

The motto of Queens College is equally appropriate for its Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, the only American Library Association accredited program for library and information studies within the City University of New York. 

The school prepares library and information service professionals to meet the information and literacy needs of the New York metropolitan region and beyond. It provides a quality education, in accordance with the prevailing state and national standards for the discipline.

The school prepares graduates to serve a broad segment of the metropolitan area’s multicultural, multiethnic, and multilingual population in a variety of institutional and informational settings. Through research, publication, and other forms of scholarly activity, the school contributes and transmits new knowledge to society and the profession.

 New for Spring 2015!  Joint Masters Degree in Library Science and History

GSLIS Student Handbook

GSLIS Course Listing

Schedule of Classes (CUNYfirst)

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Dept. Office: Rosenthal Library Room 254
Phone (718) 9973790
Fax (718) 997-3797

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Director and Chair
Dr. Colleen Cool

Vice Chair
Dr. Kwong-Bor Ng

Graduate Advisor for Library Media
Specialist & Coordinator of
Library Media Specialist Programs

Dr. Linda Cooper

Director of Admissions
Dr. Claudia Perry

Graduate Advisor for Continuing Students
Prof. Elizbeth Basileo


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