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Program concentrations help MSLIS students build high-level knowledge and skills in specific areas of information and library science. Students may closely follow the related courses in a concentration or take a more customized approach. Students are encouraged to meet with their faculty advisor to help them plan their program of study. The five MSLIS program concentrations include:

Archives, Special Collections, Rare Books and Digital Curation 

Learn to acquire, organize, manage, curate and make accessible archives, special collections, rare books, and digital materials.

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Related Advanced Certificates:
Archives
Conservation & Digital Curation
Museum Libraries
 

Information Services, Organization, Management and Use 

Develop expertise in working with people and information, including people-centric skills in reference, instruction and management and information skills in organization, metadata and cataloging.

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Learning, Literacies, and Communities 

Address the learning and literacy needs of diverse communities, from youth to adults and across media and contexts.

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Research and Data 

Learn to manage data and support researchers in their use of data, including in the analysis, visualization, and interpretation.

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Related Advanced Certificates:
Spatial Analysis and Design
Digital Humanities


Technology and Interfaces Design and Development

Learn to manage and make information readily accessible to users through interfaces and technology, including its design and development.

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Related Advanced Certificates:
User Experience