The Mission of the School of Library and Information Studies is
- to provide excellence in education, preparing leaders for a diverse, highly technological, knowledge-based global society;
-to engage in research and creative activities that generate new knowledge and applications for effective practice and that foster interdisciplinary approaches to address information challenges;
-and to meet the complex information needs of society through public and professional service.
The School meets this mission through offering two degree programs:
-The Master of Library and Information Studies, accredited by the American Library Association (MLIS)
-The Bachelor of Arts in Information Studies (BAIS).
I graduated in 2008 from OU SLIS by completing the Thesis Option. It is tough, but I felt like I controlled my own destiny, with no time limits. That notion is a two edged sword, though, because I could have prepared and finished the Comprehensive…