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School of Information Science & Learning Technologies — SISLT — The iSchool at The University of Missouri

Three library and information science individuals discussion in front of a computer.

Master the essential knowledge, skills, and values of librarianship and the information professions through research, education, and outreach.

Educational Technology students developing an educational game.

Learn to design, develop and implement technology in education and online learning, training and performance support. Offers online courses only.

Eight School of Information Science and Learning Technology graduates.

Follow interdisciplinary paths to inquiry in technical, cognitive, epistemological, cultural, political, and economic aspects of informing and learning.



ALA Accreditation

Our Library Science Masters program is the only American Libraries Association (ALA) accredited program in Missouri.

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AECT Endorsement

Our Online Educator Graduate Certificate is endorsed by the Association for Educational Communications & Technology.

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Career Options

Our graduates work for top companies like Amazon, Google, and Cerner; government agencies; and national and international universities.

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User Experience Design

Our Information Experience (IE) Lab allows students to gain hands on UX experience through both lab research and technology evaluations for clients.

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Alumni Spotlight: Denyse Sturges, MLIS (‘90), Ed.S. (‘02)


Denyse Sturges matriculated through two programs at the MU School of Information Science & Learning Technologies. After graduating with a master’s in library and information science (1990), she later attained an educational specialist degree in educational technologies (2002).

Photo of Denyse Sturges. Photo courtesy of Denyse Sturges.

Alumni Spotlight: Jeanne Drewes, MLIS (‘86)


Jeanne Drewes, chief of the Binding & Collections Care Division and the Deacidification Program at the Library of Congress, is a 1986 alumna of the MU School of Information Science & Learning Technologies.

Photo of Jeanne Drewes, Chief of Binding and Collections Care Division, in the Adams Building, Feb. 27, 2015. Photo by Shawn Miller — American Library Association (ALA).

Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Royse, M.Ed. (‘10)


Lisa Royse received her master’s in education from the Learning Systems Design and Development program at the MU School of Information Science & Learning Technologies in 2010. Currently, she’s working on her Ph.D. in Information Science and Learning Technologies, and is expected to graduate in 2018.

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SISLT alumna named 2017 RUSQ Notable Reviewer


Donna Church, a library and information science alumna, has been selected by Reference & User Services Quarterly (RUSQ) book review editor, Karen Antell, as one of six notable reviewers for 2017.

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Research by MU SISLT Ph.D. and Med School Students Wins Sharing Days Award


A collaborative research project involving Danny Myers, a SISLT Ph.D. student, and his colleagues — Mirna Becevic, Rachel Mutrux, Ben Francisco, Paul Michael Foreman, and Karen Edison, was selected as a winning poster for the School of Medicine category during the 5th Annual MU Health Innovation and Improvement Sharing Days.

Annual MU Health sharing days awards ceremony and recognition. Researchers (left to right): Danny Myers, Dr. Patrick Delafontaine, Paul Foreman, Ben Francisco.

Mission HydroSci — Video game project for middle school science


The Mission HydroSci project is developing a video game for middle school science education. The game will help students learn key lessons about water systems, as well as develop their competency to engage in scientific argumentation.

After finding a crate and locating the river in unit 3 the player tosses the crate into the river and watches it float toward camp.

Alumni Spotlight: Eliot Boden, MLIS (‘13)


Eliot Boden is a 2013 graduate of the library and information science program at the MU School of Information Science & Learning Technologies. Currently, he is the Instructional Technology Librarian at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Effective June 1, he will serve as the Assessment Librarian at Webster University.

Photo of Eliot Boden