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Investigating how information is created, organised, searched, and shared within and across communities, organisations and societies.
We are UCD Information and Library Studies, members of the iSchool consortium. The School of Information and Library Studies is the only academic institution in Ireland to provide undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes leading to research and professionally accredited qualifications in Information and Library Studies. We are also the only iSchool in Ireland offering students an international education with a unique Irish experience.

Our programmes:

  • MSc in Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Social Science degree in either Information and Social Computing or Social Media (as part of the BSocSc degree)
  • Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) and the Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies (GradDipLIS)
  • MA, MLitt, and PhD in Information Studies
UCD iSCHOOL: interaction of people, information & society

In honour of UCD SILS Professor John Dean, we will be holding a very special Inaugural Award reception on November 5th 2014 in UCD.

We invite SILS Alumni, former Staff, friends, family, colleagues and those who knew Professor Dean to come along to this evening of celebration and the presentation to the first recipient of The John Dean Award.

SILS Advanced Info Skills class will be hosting an Editathon on Fri Nov 14th, 9-11 am

It will be held in Daedalus building. The aim is to work with a group of students to integrate their genealogical research of figures from the Irish Decade of Centenaries into new or existing Wikipedia articles and content.

The Value of the MLIS, by Sarah Kennedy

Sarah discusses the value of the MLIS and how many library jobs are now becoming so varied that they are a shadow of their ‘traditional’ selves