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Managing information access and use to positively affect the lives of others.

Students Touch Screens/LIS HomepageYou won’t have to look far to see evidence of how the Information Age is turning into a Digital World. It’s all around us and advancing quickly. This has changed the way we think, do business, and learn. From e-commerce and the Cloud to tablets in the classroom and virtual universities we are being touched daily by a new and ever-changing world of information and we are learning how to manage it.

That’s where Library and Information Science comes in. There is a need for education of children and adults in effective use of new media resources, as well as the development of  literacy programs and collaboration to meet information literacy standards.  American Library Association LogoLinking information from variable sources for efficiency and ease of use is a vital necessity for educational, medical, legal and governmental organizations.